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hree Hundred New Students 
egister For Opening Term) 

Enrollment Of Over 800 Sets New 
Attendance Record For College 

Over three hundred new students have registered this week to make 
total enrollment of over eight hundred. This is the largest total regis- 
a tion in the history of the college, but not the greatest number of new- 
mers. The names of the incoming students follow: 
Robert Allen, Cornwall, Pa.; Don- ~~ 
al d Anglemeyer, Bangor, Pa.; Rich- D]f # Lynch NoW 
„ r d Arnold, York, Pa.; Rpfina Bah- n . rp • 

On Business 1 rip 

Will Give Addresses In 
Maryland and Virginia 

Clyde Lynch, President of 



r , e r 

Lititz, Pa.; Harold Matdorf, 

Pa.; Jack Bitner, Harrisburg, Lebanon Valley College, left Wed. 

Lebanon, Pa.; Floyd Batwin, Har- 
burg, Pa.; Marion Beam, Harris- 
ur g ( Pa.; James Beaver, Wyomis- 
sing, Pa -> Dona ld Beitzel, Harris- 

Ray Blecker, Richland, Leba- 
non, Pa.; David Bomgardner, Sher- 
idan, Pa.; Herbert Booz, Harris- 
burg, Pa.; Warren Bordner, Palmy - 
pa.; Frank Borzilleri, Harris- 
burg, Pa.', James Bothwell, Leba- 
non, Pa.; Margaret Bower, Cham- 
ersburg, Pa.; Nancy Bowman, Pal- 
myra, Pa.; William Boyd, Lebanon, 
p a ,; Jean Boxarth, Cressona, Pa.; 
Mary Brandt, Campbelltown, Pa.; 
Phyllis Brighbill, Lebanon, Pa.; Al- 
len Brown, Bethel, Pa.; Ruth 
Brown, Lebanon, Pa.; Perry Bruaw, 
larrisburg, Pa.; Jack Bryson, Eph- 


No. 1 


night on a short trip that will take 
him to Baltimore, Maryland, and 
Harrisonburg, Virginia. 

While at Baltimore, Dr. Lynch 
will attend a meeting of the New- 
comen Society. This group, with 
branches throughout the nation, 
seeks to further relations between 
the United States and Great Brit- 

Arriving in Harrisonburg Friday, 
the college president will appear 
before the annual Virginia Confer- 
ence of the Evangelical United 
Brethren Church. This conference 

is one of three that supports Leba- 
rata Pa.; James Burchfield, Hum- Tr „ _ „ ^ _ _ 

o„ • Rona i d Burd Har- n ° n Valley Colle S e ' and Dr - L y nch 
aal will present his yearly report of 

college activities to the group. 

In the following weeks, he will 

also travel to both the East Penn 

Conference at Harrisburg and the 

Pennsylvania Conference at Le- 

moyne and submit a report of the 

college to them. 

During the summer months, Dr. 

Lynch's duties as president kept 

him in Annville for the greater 

part of the time, altho his work on 


Twenty-one New Faces Swell Faculty Row 
As Fall Term Gets Fitfully Under Way 

melstown, Pa 
risburg, Pa. 

Joseph Campanella, York, 
William Carlson, Harrisburg, 
Joyce Carpenter, Harrisburg, 
George Charles, Lebanon, Pa. 
ward Choi, Chester, Pa.; 
Hoffman, Harrisburg, Pa.: 
Mien, Harrisburg, Pa.; 
3aldren, Mifflintown, Pa.; 
Conway, Dallastown, Pa 

; Ed- 

Special La Vie Meeting 

There will be a special meet- 
ing of the LA VIE staff and all 
upper classmen interested in 
joining the staff this year in 
Philo Hall, Monday evening, at 
eight o'clock. Plans for»the com- 
ing year will be discussed and 
assignments will be made. The 
next isue of LA VIE will come 
out Thursday, October 9. 

will be posted on the bulletin 
board of the Ad Building some- 
time next week with full partic- 
ulars as to when you may try 
out for the paper. Watch for it. 

Lebanon Valley College has augmented its faculty considerably this 
year to meet the requirements of a greatly increased enrollment. There 
are twenty-one new additions to the faculty, among which are two nurse 
replacements for the infirmary, three librarians to take care of the 
heavy duty expected in the Library, two coaches, a new proctor for the 

Men's Dorm, an athletic publicity 

director, and a dietitian. 

Taking over the position of Head 
of the Philosophy Department, 
which has been vacant for several 
years, is The Reverend Carl Y. Ehr- 
hart, former graduate of Lebanon 
Valley College and Bonebrake Se- 
minary. Reverend Ehrhart, who is 
now finishing his Ph.D. require- 
ments at Yale University, holds 


Coyle, Lebanon, Pa.; William Dash- 
er, Harrisburg, Pa.; Clement Daub- the state commission of Area col- 

enspeck, Jr., Rockville Centre, NY.; 
Donald Daubert, Lebanon, Pa.; Wil- 
liam Dauey, Williamstown, Pa.; 
Angelo DeAngelo, Hershey, Pa.; 

leges necessitated several trips to 
Harrisburg to aid in planning the 
fall work. 
In great demand as a speaker, 

Arlo Deibler, Berrysburg, Pa.; Paul the president also appeared before 
William Deiner Jr., Palmyra, Pa. 
George De Long, Annville, Pa. 
Charles Dissinger, Harrisburg, Pa. 
Dean Dougherty, Dallastown, Pa. 
Paul Downey, Harrisburg, Pa. 
Florence Dunkelberger, Newville, 


Eckenrode, Harrisburg, 
(Continued on Page 3) 

several graduating classes. Espe 
cially notable was his appearance 
before the Philadelphia College of 

For a few days, Dr. and Mrs. 
Lynch left behind their official du- 
ties and relaxed at Cape Cod, Mass. 
Unfortunately, Dr. Lynch reported 
the heat was just as intense there 
as in Annville. 

deception and Dance Climax 
Freshman Week Activities 

Y Cabinet Does Splendid Job Piloting 
Bewildered Frosh Through Opening Week 

Peered by the helpful omnipresence of the members of the Y cabi- 
et » the incoming students have faced and lived through the rigors of 
res hman week. The start of classes marks the end of their special 
Peri °d of orientation. 

In order to make easier the handling of the large group, the fresh- 
ion Were divided int0 four sec " singing and special numbers by 
actl ' n0t a11 of which followed ex " Ralph Downey and Sidney Garver- 
w the same schedule, but all i c h. 

e eventually subjected to the Tuesday's course of events began 
e round of lectures and exami- as per usual with breakfast to for- 



j^ c tivities began with breakfast the psychological examination that 
on ?u ay m °ming and were carried morning. At different times 

sicai ° Ugh the day by way of phy " throu S nout tne da y the various 
th e examina -tions for the men in sections were registered in the biol- 
a M S f ymnasium of the Ad building ogy laboratory and were further 
^ ! °r the women in the Infirm- instructed in library usage by dem- 
urs ? n Sne ndan Avenue. Miss My- onstrations given in that building 

tify the would-be students against 

^ le ctured in Engle Hall on the by Miss Myers. The day was cli- 
^8ir? the librar y- After luncn maxed by a nike and campfire un- 
c oiii e L ynch greeted the new- der the auspices of the Y cabinet, 
to J" s and introduced the faculty The program for Wednesday was 
% h' Im mediately following marked chiefly by the English ex- 
V n Stonecipher gave a lec- amination given in the afternoon 
^l lo ^titled "Campus Citizenship."' and by the Y reception in Engle 
Gi W- ne a brief intermission, Miss Hall followed by a program in the 
ple addressed the freshmen form of a radio broadcast. May Day 

Drog r am Pus Etiquette." A chapel pictures were shown and the whole 
Mth J* 1 w as held in the evening capped by a dance in the gymnas 

che e 

r s, a football skit, group ium. 

Students Must Renew 
Community Concert 
Tickets Before Oct. 17 

Vocal Program Opens 
Well Rounded Season 

Students of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege will this year once again be 
able to enjoy a series of outstand- 
ing musical treats by joining the 
Lebanon Community Concert As- 
sociation. A bonus concert, in ad- 
dition to the regular four, offers an 
especially outstanding season to 
those who enjoy the more substan- 
tial musical fare. 

The extra concert this year may 
not become an annual feature, 
since the committee in charge of 
artists strives to present quality 
rather than quantity. As a bonus 
this year, however, it means that 
local concert audiences will hear 
some of the world's finest vocal and 
instrumental soloists. 

Miss Jean Watson, one of Cana- 
da's finest singers, will open the 
season on October 28. Miss Wat- 
son, a contralto, has appeared as 
soloist with outstanding symphony 
orchestras in New York, Toronto, 
Boston, Bethlehem, and many oth- 
er cities throughout the United 

On December 15, William Prim- 
rose, acclaimed by critics in Time 
as the world's finest viola player, 
will occupy the spotlight. Listeners 
throughout the country have called 
him the greatest interpretive in- 
tellect of the day. 

One of the top baritones of the 
concert stage, Mr. Igor Gorin, will 
be the following attraction, Janu- 
ary 7. Outstanding in the fields of 
radio and opera, as well as the con- 
cert stage, Mr. Gorin is already a 
favorite of many students on cam- 
pus by virtue* of his appearances 
recently on the Telephone Hour. 

In response to repeated requests 
for a solo harpist, the Association 
this year is presenting on March 1 
Miss Mildred Dilling, world famous 
harpist. Guest soloist at the White 
(Continued on Page 3) 

;e Graduates 
Thirteen Seniors In 
Summer Exercises 

Accelerated Program 
Will Be Discontinued 

Thirteen seniors graduated Fri- 
day, August 29, at the last special AB ' and BD ' ^^ex- 
commencement planned by Leba- And y Kerr ' former Col S ate Unl " 

non Valley College .From now on 

versity football coach, has taken 

there will be only one commence- ^er the duties as Head Football 
ment a year, and it will be held at ° oach * ere at £■ V " and assisting 
the close of the spring term. With a \ on l Wltn Scoo P Feeser ' 18 

the mid-winter and summer com- * lchard , F( f ' one-time Temple 
mencements gone and with the university star. 

The Library has been greatly 
strengthened with the additions of 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Fields and 
Marian H. Starr to the staff. Miss 

summer school returning next 
summer to a normal six weeks' pe- 
riod instead of twelve weeks, the 
accelerated program carried on du- 
ring the war has finally taken leave 
of the Lebanon Valley campus. 

Starr will act as Assistant Libra- 
rian, while Mr. Fields is Associate 
Librarian. Mrs. Fields is the Cata- 
The thirteen seniors received loging Librarian and will also act 
their diplomas from Dr. Clyde A. a s an Instructor in Spanish. 
Lynch, President of the College, Two new faces in the English De- 
who presided at the last special partment will greet the students, 
commencement and made some Hubertis M. Cummings, Ph.D., will 
appropriate remarks to the gradu- asS i s t Dr. Wallace, while Bruce B. 
ating class. (Continued on Page 3) 

Miss Lillian Keller was at the or- 

gan for the Prelude and Postlude; w LI* D 1 

Mrs. Dorothy Moyer Keller, Sopra- MrS. LaUgllllll DaCK 

no, rendered several musical selec- 
tions, accompanied by Mrs. Ruth 
Engle Bender; and Dr. William A. 
Wilt had charge of the devotions. 

Bachelor of Arts degrees were 
granted to Earl R. Marks, Poplar 
Street, Myerstown, and Robert J. 

From Europe Visit 

Highlights Of Trip Were 
Horsemeat and Othello 

Mrs. Maud P. Laughlin, popular 
head of the Sociology Department, 
Miller,' 201 E. High St., Hummels- returned this month from a two- 
town. Both men majored in His- months trip to Europe. In England 
t orv she lectured at Oxford on Methods 

of Teaching International Affairs 
Bachelor of Science in Science in the United states ghe has ac _ 

degrees were granted to Miles D. cepted their invi tation to come back 

Harriger, 2nd St., Beaverdale; Will- next summer> while in England she 

iam J. Lloyd, 428% Hanover Ave- had the opportunity f seeing 

nue, Allentown; and Martha H. <<Twelfth Nig ht" at the Memorial 

Wikerd, R. D. No. 3, Lititz. Theater in Stratford-on-Avon. 

Bachelor of Science degrees in other highlights of the trip were 
Chemistry were given to Gerald A. "Othello" at the Grand Opera in 
Behman, 555 N. 2nd St., Steelton, p ar i s and the Folies Bergere which 
and Robert L. Withelder, Zerbe, Pa. she enjoyed so much that she went 

Bachelor of Science in Business back for more. She also attended 
Administration to Virginia I. the International Conference on 
Stonecipher, 723 E. Maple St., Ann- Monetary Affairs. Mrs. Laughlin 
ville, and Henry W. Schmaltzer, 126 previewed the autumn modes at 
N. Railroad Street, Annville. the fall openings of three famous 

Bachelor of Science with a major fashion houses there, 
in Music Education to Marion L. When in Holland quite by chance 
Schade, 230 S. 9th St., Lebanon; she saw Princess Juliana and her 
Franklin H. Unger, 307 W. 11th St., family at the royal palace. Pans 
New Cumberland; James P. Ye- and Brussels provided her with a 
stadt, 1729 Briggs Street, Harris- new taste "treat" by way of horse 
burg; and Clayton E. Hollinger, 801 meat which she states was very 
Walnut Street, Lebanon. g° od - 



T A T7TT7* i^f\T T Tj^TT^XTATT? The Presidents Greeting ght WM's Wvxkskttn 

LA V lUi l^Ul^J^lliVjlriil ll 1-^ It is with pleasure that I utilize c ' 

^ ton^ the proffered columns of LA VIE PRESENTS THE SINISTER HISTORY OF 

Vol XXIV-No 1 Friday, September 26, 1947 bSh^ 1 ^^^ ^ official weT THE FOUR TOOTHLESS GESTAPO MEN 

' . come to our growing Lebanon Val- Being the Great American Spy Story 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the cojle^e ley College family. Be free to call No te-This is the first helping of a four-part cereal} 

year, except holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students upon me for any service that I may ^ oce ^ y 

of Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania. be able to perform in your behalf. EPISODE I "That's the clever part of if 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the L^ter- it j s m y sincere hope that you will nro ., . t cVinnl _ . . ' 

collegiate Press. National advertising is secured through the National . eyer opportunity afforded Even the most casual observer in The president snooK bis head 

Advertising Service, Inc., College Publishers Representative, New York, ^ here ^ a £ hieve your highest Washington, early in May, 194—, weakly. "Yes, I suppose it is." 

N - Y ' goals. CLYDE A. LYNCH, President could tell something was in the Gen Ga bi e began to explain. »? 

Editor air. Not till it was discovered, many be perfectly frank, we don't kn 0w ° 

Ronald Baker C(lmt>Ws CyOSS 'Fife m0nthS later ' that the J™ no in °f* but whatever * is ' it>s someth^ 

^Ulll^lia r ii^ wwte House was off key would b . g Yqu rememDer; Mr Presid ° 

Associate Editors Many upper classmen on campus triere be an ado that could equal the preliminary reports submitted 

Theodore Keller Richard Pye seem to feel that the so-called on- it staff cars overflowing with gen- to you told that our agents in Ger 

Assistant Editors entation lectures thrown at the in- erals raced from the War Depa rt- many rep0 rted that four Gestae 

Marycarol Salzman Samuel Rutherford Nan Urich ^ZJ^lre uZcessZ ^ t0 - t^w^DetrtUnf men been ™ der «f* a ^r- 

*resnman wee* are uniiew^diy back again to the War Department. ous training program for a special 

DEPARTMENTS and of little value. In ordei ' there- Southern senators st0 pped their duty . These men have been follow 

News Editor Martha Matter fore, to ascertain the truthfulness fmbusters long enough to inquire ed at every opportunity, but wha*" 

Sports Editor Charles Tome of this sentiment we went straight whether the Yankeeg were again na. 

Assistant Sports Editor William Fisher to the £ p e * h ™£' advancing on Richmond, and, be- closely guarded secre t of the w« 

Conservatory Editor Barbara Kleinfelter asked them _ ™* ^ y ing assured that that city was in A11 we know definitely is that they 

Feature Editor Alvin Berger ^^^^^^^ no immediate danger, they sighed wen t to a dentist and had all £ 

Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart ^^^^^^^^ and returned t0 the Senate fl °° r ' teeth pulled." 

Art Editor James Gregg lectures to whicn you nave oeen so perhaps after all ^ u _ _ . 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge recently ^^21^^ it was another of those damnyan- w The President shook his head. 

purpose? Are they worthwhile? For a minute he looked thoughtful' 

MANAGING BOARD Here are a few of the answers Kee tncKS - t hen he said slowly, "It must've 

Business Manager Melvyn Bowman that were given, although it ap- The tense situation was the sub- Deen pa i n f U l." 

Assistant Business Manager John Marshall pears that this year's Freshmen ject of much discussion in the em- . 

Copy Editors Elaine Heilman, Doris Clements crop are rather reticent about giv- bassies throughout the city. Over G en _ ^ lgn ° reci him and con- 
Circulation Editor Russell Getz ing out too much information. a cup f tea, the British ambassa- l™™' N ° w we ve received word 

Adviser Dr. John F. Lotz Jack Hoak-"Yes, I think they dor said to an aide, "But quite, old that the y have left for Bremerhav- 

_ are helpful, somewhat. Miss Gilles- man „ After fi ic king some drops of en > and as we all know, gentlemen, 

Reporters ^ pie , g lecture wag particularly enter . colorless liquid f r om the ends that means but one thin S" 

Esther Bell Theresa Dolan George Ely Alex Fehr ta i n ing » f his carefully waxed mustache, A chorus of "of courses" was 

Robert Howard Betty Ruth Jones Irving Mall Donald Fame Bob shultz-"They're fair. They ^ d nttle French di piomat heard in reply with one dissenting, 

Rhoda Zeigler Joanne Kessler could be impr0 ved greatly, though." con t em piated the glass he had just "What DOES it mean?" in the 

Typists Ray Heberlmg— "Yes, I think it's drained of Calvados and said, background. 

Erma Murphy Erma Gainor a ^Me^had^aUttie more to " MaiS 0Ui ' m ° n enfant " ^ rGP " Gable turned patiently to the 

Bob Meals had a little more to resenta ti ve of Russia opened an- nrp „ iripnt « Thpv p _ ' tn J 

say about the matter: "They're . Vnrtlra anH tnrni™ President. They are going to sail 


„ loud and emphatic, "No!" m , . . „„ , 

_ . „ „ . . . ^, etiquette." * The president smiled. "Now of 

This could be the greatest year in Lebanon Valley College history. The girlg appeared to feel very Qn the night of the _ t h of May, course," he began after a short 

And there is ample reason for such fond hopes. We have the largest muc h li^e the fellows on the sub- the entire affair suddenly crystal- p aU se, "they may have started al- 
enrollment since the founding of the school; the conservatory is blessed ject. Here are a few samples. ized. About eleven o'clock, the head rea dy, but then again perhaps they 
with a wealth of talent • athletics should see a new high, for we have the Joyce Carpenter— "Some — but f the United States espionage sys- may nott If the case is the latter, 
material and the coaching staff. Sixteen letter men and Andy Kerr give no * ^ of *Jem." <<v . n tern rushed from his office bearing t hen a thorough bombing of the 
material ana me coduung Marian Beam— "Yes — especially an impressive looking envelope citv miKht do the trick They may 
us every reason for hoping for a successful football season; and the the lagt Qne (Migs Gilles pie' S i ec - C0V ered with a multitude of seals ^ be Sled hithe ! raid but at 
return of the complete squads in basketball and baseball under Ralph tu re on etiquette.) and disappeared into a waiting least we C0U ld slow them a little 
Mease gives every indication of success in these parts. Along scholastic Do t Morgan, pretty resident of i im0U sine. He nodded curtly to the and that loss of time might be to 
lines, there is the enlarged faculty to consider, new class rooms, and the North Hall, had this to say:— "Yes driver « This is it » Th e car disap- ur advantage Therefor^ as corn- 
new labs. —I liked the one on campus eti- pea red into the night. mander-in-chief of the armed 

LA VIE hopes to progress too. Greater news coverage, a new em- ^etl ^^^^? k ^ an " H alf an hour later, the envelope forces I order the air force to do 
phasis on sports, and a more varied a^jrtaWng feature page u M£r °^P^* c ~ e rom a was lay ing on a table in the study this immediately." 
aim. There is one new feature, m . P^facitor , ^^hat we hope will meet name Qf & fashionable house in the sub - The president got up to leave, 
with your approval, and that is a short story column, created for aspn- ^ loo king too fellows') Doro- urbs of Washington. Several dis- "One minute, Mr. President/' be- 
ing young writers on campus and, we hope, your enjoyment. thea Lynn _ ( ; i gQ £ the mogt Qut Qf tinguished looking gentlemen in gan the senior air force general 

One word yet to the Freshmen. In past years it has been the quaint the one on manners. No kidding, I uniform gazed in awe at it. present. "I'm afraid that is impos- 

custom on this campus to make your life miserable in general through a did! » At moment the door ope ned sible -" 

vicious system of "mild" hazing. We hope to remedy that situation this From this little survey, it seems and a man in civilian dress enter- "And why, pray tell?" the presi- 

year, providing, of course, that this petty spirit persists. There is reason that these lectures do do some good ed The Qf ge nerals snapped dent challenged angrily. 

to believe, however, that it will n0 '^ ^ ^TZat caTtTone ^Tf^ ^ ^ ^ ^ to attention. "What news?" the new "it's like this, sir," the air for* 

nevertheless, will be appreciated, and LA VIE will see what can be done que tte! ^ arriva i querie d. man faltered. "For the next two 

aoout Ci. 1 f * C The envelope was opened and a weeks in a11 theaters, we have dail) 

A POSTSCRIPT: StOHtS JOIHS remmeS sin gheet Qf remo ; ed Lt retreat parades scheduled so * 

To my knowledge, this is the first LA VIE ever published during the A jl Wjl™ ColWe Gen. Gregory Gable, chief of the can S ive a11 ™* P^ts some mjr 

first week of school. I am particularly grateful to Mr. David Gockley for ™ VTUMm V^UHC^C C0U nter-spies, scanned its contents air medals. It's been more than 

his very kind help and splendid co-operation, and I am also very much Chambersburg, Pa., Sept. 22— Ap- brie fi y Turning to the others he mont h since they received the w 

indebted to Marty Matter, Ted Keller, and Glenn Hall, whose herculean pointment of Dr. Milton L. Stokes, ghook Ws head „ This ig it „' he ones. I'm afraid anything else * 

efforts, alone, made this paper possible.— R. B. former member of the Lebanon whis p ered tersely ' out of tne question " 

Valley College faculty, to the Wil- * ' A deep silenC e settled over W 

, i i- T v, ™, i a i*u son College faculty for the present A murmur ran through the room. * m , niltM Th en ^ 

RncrPf Kpprll WpJ^5 white gladioli. John Charles Smith academic year has been an n 0U nc- Someone quickly stepped on it. r0 ° m / °J a f ew mi ™Jl S ; Z d #- 

l\Oger tVccCIl TV cab was best man and Mrs. Raymond pd urgent knock sounded at tne u 

D i.L r L M iL O'Kelley matron of honor. The ^ Q t«v Q «, ~ * m " I,m afraid > Mr - President," Gab- Gen. Gable wearily answered » 

Ruth Gearhart In The b y rlde s ma ids, Mary Jan e no ° r i cs st * e d s SS^LSJS 7 Ie began ' " that tl,ere is no detinite He *> ^ « nter ° f . 

Vine-Covered Chanel PUnchbaugh and Millie Nett, and at Lebanon VaUey Col ZVe WOrd °' the ' r Plan ' Thls •" he con " room with another impr^ 

Vine-COVereO l^napei Mrs 0>Kelley hite to f 926 L ~ 194 ^ d W tinned waving the paper, "tells u. l00king envelope covere d •* 

Just twelve days ago a vlne-cov- taffeta, wearing ivy head dresses the t was Associat * that after they left the dentist 3 seals Immedlately everyone » 

ered chapel in the mountains was and carrying ivy streamers. The ( ess0 r of Economics and Finance at °" iCe they were „ s , ent t0 Bremer- rene wed interest in the pr*** 

the scene of the wedding of Ruth Bride wearing a white satin gown the Pennsylvania state College In haven, and we all know what that ta 

Gearhart and Roger Keech. The "^ther 7 HaTvey Gearhlrt 1943 of ^™to Gen. Gable removed the m 

ceremony took place at the Hawley g£ 'exchanging vowsln . ^ double "Tt^Z^^r^T-,. ■ ^ ^ ^ "Tl and CTen aS he read 

, , ■ flll,Ci - . °, 13 1 j tt. Author of "Bank of Canada," a m civilian clothes. "I'm afraid I hpo-nn tn shnkp His face tul ^ 

Memorial Presbyterian Church in ^^^^^ ^ ^ 'f ^ he timidly. "In S, & fenced £ * s 

Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Sh TBhidT" S alS ° Written numer ous fact, I'd like to know what they tones, "I'm afraid they f° oled Js 

Reverend W. H. Welty of Queen T a ' articles on marketing and taxa- were doing at the dentist's office." an yway gentlemen A report 11 

Street United Brethren Church in Neighbors and friends were in- tion, which have appeared in Am- having their teeth pulled, of just arrived from * our ag** t 

York united the couple, who were vited to a reception on the lawn of encan and Canadian periodicals. course) » someone snapped. Bremerhaven that they were 

attended by several mutual college the Bride's home after the cere- He is a member of the Canadian * out b lane Undoub t e dly & ei °i 

friends. Mary Fuhrman sang "Be- mony. When this was over the Bar, the American Economic As- * U of f e ^ ? ^ n are ^ 

cause" "I Love You Truly," and happy pair left for Caledonia in sociation, and the Canadian Eco- "Naturally!" tootniess uestapo men * 

"Through the Years." The altar the midst of a shower of rice, tapi- nomic and Political Science Associ- "Oh," the president replied, at a 0Ur country - 

was decorated with palms and oca, and dog biscuits. ation. l oss for words. "But why?" (To be Continued) 




The Campus Is Talking About • . . 


gummer School 

That was the life ! Swimming, tennis, hikes, sof tball, trips down the 
alley, midnight fiestas (Wow!) and, naturally, a few classes just to break 

u p the monotony of the day and, girls, don't let those terrific sun 

tans of the men fool you. They got them the same way you did— lying 
comfortably on the ground and letting nature take its course. The back 
f the Men's Dorm at times looked like a sun-worshipper's paradise ! 

Athletics played a large role at summer school with tennis, softball, 
and ping-pong (Ouch!) holding most of the spotlight. The hard-hitting, 
superbly fielding team of Captain Charles Pomraning, no less, won the 
s0 ftball championship with Charlie Tome turning in a commendable 

performance on the mound Unusual, to say the least, was the record 

tu med in by Bill Rothrock (The Rock) of the Indians who during the 
season played at one time or another almost every position on the team 
. .starring on the courts were Pomraning, Fritz Delduco, Earl Williams, 
pick Hartman, Henry Miller, Jack and Paul Thomas, and, of course, Jim 
McGraw and Abba Cohen in ping-pong it was almost all Red Sher- 
man, although Pomraning gave him some competition, as did Charlie 

Near tragedy struck the campus when Delduco and Pomraning had 
a minor disagreement on the courts one sunny afternoon. The ensuing 
discussion could be distinctly heard in North Hall, as Miss Sutton can 
testify .... fortunately for all concerned, the well-known even temper 
and cool reasoning of Mr. Delduco prevailed and saved the day, although 

Mr. Pomraning's brilliant stand must be commended and, speaking 

about these two gentlemen, did you hear of L. V.'s little Plowboy (the 
one and only Senator Deduco) big, mad date with Annville's First Lady? 
Ask Miller or Baker to explain. It's really out of this world! Fritz still 
hasn't fully recovered 

Roll Call 

Campus faithfuls — Pat Sutton and Bob Steele, Phyl Miller and Paul 
Spangler, Sidney Garverich and Charlie Tome, Dot Thomas and Charlie 
Gaul, and Joyce Meadows and Paul Broome .... Campus calamities — Karl 
Miller and Elaine Frock, Tommy Schaak and Marycarol Salzman, Be 
Prank and Mose Knowlton, Red Sherman and Barbara Kleinfelter and 
Betsy Slif er and Charlie Miller ! . . . . Latest two-somes — Jane Reed and 
Red Schwalm, Nancy Bowman and Dick Pye, and Betsy Myers and 
Slade Lindemon. 

Summer Surprises 

Bob Miller dating. . . .Ronnie Baker smoking. . . .Mose Knowlton en- 
gaged. . . .Whizzer White sober. . . .Peg Smith and Marvin Jones marry- 
ing. . . .Bill Rothrock studying. . . .ice cream in Dr. Light's General Biol- 
ogy class .... opening of the new Astoria .... Phyl Miller in charge of 
the tots down at the Annville Playground, and everyone trying to decide 
who was who .... Pomranging and Earl Williams waking up in a Lebanon 

Hatel one morning painting of the girls' dorms .... the new building 

on campus. . . .that party at the quarry that one night the disgrace 

of Ralph coming up for air. . . .Spangler's roommate — a black snake. . . . 
oh, how cute .... the raise the waiters received .... good food .... Hershey 
Park run by Lebanon Valley. .. .Red Sherman's twelve -game losing 

streak in ping-pong Willie Brunner's new car .... Harry's booming 

business .... Dick Pye's love-life Bob Zimmerman parading around 

with his youthful majorettes. . . .that explosion in the chem lab. . . .steak 
in the dining hall. . . .Hazel Dr. Struble taking French Mrs. Mum- 
per teaching English Lit Andy Kerr named new football coach 


Among those who dropped in on the L. V. C. campus over the sum- 
mer were Marty Matter, Marycarol Salzman, Bob Sourbier, Marian 
Schwalm, Faye Krout, Mary Ellen Budesheim, Butch Bell, Lafaune Shu- 
ttan, Margaret Fake, Betty Slifer, Bill Paup, Jack Gaul, Mose Knowlton, 
Kathleen Garis, Mary Jane Eckert, Bob Beck, Sara Zellers, Charlotte 
Garnish, Red Hollinger, and Jimmy Lindemuth and Howard (The 
Great Showman) Britton, no less. It almost seemed like old times with 
"Woody" and Jimmy back on campus again. The boys on the third deck 
ft ad an hilarious time with them, to say the least. 

°dds and Ends 

We have a post-graduate on our campus this semester. He is none 
°ttier than Bill Lloyd, who is back to take a few education courses. Inci- 
dently, Bill and Evie Ziegler are still going strong . . . Dot Thomas worked 

lri a doctor's office this summer Bill Paup held down a job at the 

State Hospital Madalyn Quickel, who graduated last May, has a per- 
manent position at the State Hospital .... another example of a psych, 
^ajor making good.... oh, no, she's not an inmate! ... .Dale Girton 
Sri ould be a biology major. He's really a whiz with a microscope. Just 

as k Al Berger, if you don't believe it that Y Retreat this past week- 

etl d had its good points — the cold weather seemed to draw everybody, 
Sor nehow, more together. . . .very cozy. . .they call Dottie Zink the "Blan- 
^ Girl" now. 


(Continued from Page 1) 

s oua 

ers, A.B. and B.D., and an- 

er former Valley graduate, re- 

aces Mrs. Nixon Mumper. 
.Irving as the new dietitian is 
lri Becker, who had been the as- 

lant Dietitian at the University 
„ Pe nnsylvania Hospital. She also 


dietitian at Ellis College and 
to* w - c - A - in Philadelphia in 
rrrie .r years. 

*ect 8 as Athletic Publicity Di- 
t0r is William E. Gollam, while 
two nurse replacements are 
nair * R. Keller and Mildred E. 

Wartluft. Miss Clara A. Monismith 
is the new proctor of the Men's 

Other new faculty members in- 
clude Herbert V. Lochner, Instruct- 
or in Business Administration, 
Marie L. Huth, Assistant Professor 
of German, Helene Kostruba, In- 
structor in Russian, Doris Spon- 
augle, Director of Physical Educa- 
tion for Women, Lucille Stevens, 
Instructor in French, Marvin E. 
Wolfgang, Instructor in Sociology, 
Paul H. Fisher, Assistant Professor 
of Physics and Mathematics, and 
William H. Fairlamb, Jr., Professor 
of Piano. 

More New Students 

(Continued from Page 1) 
Pa.; Betty Edelman, Robesonia, 
Pa.; Thomas Eiceman, Lebanon, 
Pa.; Harold Engle, Mt. Gretna, Pa.; 
Pascal Esposita, Garfield, N.J.; 
Sara Etzweiler, Columbia, Pa.; Guy 
Euston, Pottstown, Pa.; Leroy 
Evans, Steelstown, Pa.; Robert 
Feaster, Hagerstown, Maryland ; 
Max Fisher, Lemoyne, Pa.; William 
Fisher, Fitchburg, Mass.; Paul 
Flockeen, Lebanon, Pa.; Marjorie 
Fluent, Harrisburg, Pa.; William 
Forbes, Chambersburg, Pa.; Fred 
Fore, McConnelsburg, Pa.; Jean 
Frantz, Myerstown, Pa.; Donald 
Fricklinger, Martinsburg, West Va.; 
Louis Fried, Lebanon, Pa.; Miriam 
Fuller, Harrisburg, Pa.; Clarence 
Funk, Lebanon, Pa.; Julius Gallo, 
Lodi, N.J.; Robert Garber, Palmy- 
ra, Pa.; Charles Garret Jr., Her- 
shey, Pa. 

Carolyn Gassert, Palmyra, Pa.; 
Robert Geib, New Cumberland, Pa.; 
James Geiselhart, Rutherford, N.J.; 
Carl Gerberich, Hershey, Pa.; Mae 
Gesst, Lebanon, Pa.; Pierce Getz, 
Denver, Pa.; George Geyer, Middle- 
town, Pa.; Joan Giambalvo, Phila- 
delphia, Pa.; Emma Gingrich, Leb- 
anon, Pa.; Kerry Gingrich, Leban- 
on, Pa.; Ruth Gluck, Baltimore, 
Maryland; Gerald Goldberg, Har- 
risburg, Pa.; Richard Goldfinger, 
Hillside, N.J.; Barnard Goldsmith, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; Charles Goodyear, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; James Greene, 
Folsom, Pa.; Carl Grone, Harris- 
burg, Pa.; Floyd Grubb, Williams- 
town, Pa.; Hazel Hackman, Denver, 
Pa.; Isabelle Haessler, Bloomfield, 
N.J.; Robert Haines, Catasauqua, 
Pa.; Margaret Halbert, Rutherford 
Heights, Pa.; Anna Hall, Palmyra, 
Pa.; Phares Harting, Adamstown, 
Pa.; Doris Hartman, Garfield, N.J.; 
Ann Hartz, Lebanon, Pa.; Robert 
Hartz, Jr., Palmyra, Pa.; Robert 
Heath Jr., York, Pa.; Raymond 
Heberlig, Shamokin, Pa.; John 
Heck, Reading, Pa. 

Harold Heisey, Palmyra, Pa.; 
Jacqueline Heisey, Lebanon, Pa.; 
Alphonso Heisler, Middletown, Pa.; 
Elvin Heller, Lebanon, Pa.; Lewis 
Hemingway Jr., Woodlynne, N.J.; 
Richard Hickernell, Richland, Pa.; 
John Hoak, Harrisburg, Pa.; Don- 
ald Hoffa, Lebanon, Pa.; Marlin 
Hoffer, Palmyra, Pa.; Betty Hoff- 
man, Halifax, Pa.; Joseph Hollings- 
wort, Palmyra, Pa.; Herbert Horst, 
Cleona, Pa.; Ira Hostetter Jr., Pal- 
myra, Pa.; Robert Howarth, 
Springfield, N.J.; Karl Huntzinger, 
Palmyra, Pa.; Richard Huntzinger, 
Lebanon, Pa.; David Jauss Jr., Har- 
risburg, Pa.; Cynthia Johnson, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; Harry Judy Jr., 
Middletown, Pa.; Harold Kadle, 
Mercersburg, Pa.; Robert Kauff- 
man, Lititz, Pa.; Bernard Keckler, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; Miriam Keller, 
Ephrata, Pa.; John Kennedy, Har- 
risburg, Pa.; Kermit Kichner, 
Schuylkill Haven, Pa.; Hazel Kin- 
ney, Farmingdale, N.Y.; Charles 
Kiscadden, Lebanon, Pa.; Grant 
Kline, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Rich- 
ard Kline, Fleetwood, Pa.; Walter 
Kohler Jr., Allentown, Pa.; Joseph 
Kalwig, Bridgeport, Conn. 

Anna Kreider, Cleona, Pa.; John 
Kreiser, Royalton, Pa.; Paul Krick, 
Reamstown, Pa.; John Kreig, New- 
ark, N.J.; Charles Krodel, Hum- 
melstown, Pa.; Francis Kury, Leb- 
anon, Pa.; Andrew B. Lauder, Great 
Neck, N.Y.; Perry Layser, Richland, 
Pa.; Jean Leeser, Auburn, Pa.; Wil- 
liam Lemon, Middletown, Pa.; Dav- 
id Levin, Lebanon, Pa.; Walter Lev- 
insky, Patterson, N.J.; Adelle Lev- 
itz, Lebanon, Pa.; Allen Light, Av- 
on, Pa.; Anna Light, Annville, Pa.; 
Kathryn Light, Cornwall, Pa.; Mark 
Light, Annville, Pa.; John Lingle, 
Palmyra, Pa.; Evelyn Long, Leban- 

Retreaters Retreat 
Rapidly From Gretna 

Cold Weather Calls For 
Hasty Forming Of Plans 

Members of the Y cabinet arrived 
in a flurry last Friday, hastily 
dumped their belongings, and took 
off to their annual retreat at Mt. 
Gretna, accompanied by Miss My- 
ers. Normally their sojourn con- 
tinues until Sunday when they re- 
turn to the college at noon, but 
the bad weather forced them to re- 
turn on Saturday. Plans were made 
for the activities of Freshman 
Week and also for the coming se- 
mester. A scavanger hunt is 
planned for tomorrow night and a 
dance for Saturday evening. 

Members of the Y cabinet are: 
Ginny Vought, Betty Frank, Doris 
Hyman, Dorothy Zink, Irma Mur- 
phy, Irma Gainor, Ruth Billow, 
Opal Shumate, Mary K. Frey, Sid- 
ney Garverich, Hattie Cook, Jo- 
seph Smith, Laverne Rohrbaugh, 
Glenn Hall, Harry Hoffman, Ralph 
Downey, Robert Zimmerman, Asher 
Edelman, John Light, Joseph Yea- 
kel, and Bob Early. 

The Long & Short Of It 

Whether or not the "derriere de 
Paris" is the coming thing consti- 
tutes a moot question. In scanning 
fashion magazines, we were appall- 
ed by the shape — perhaps shape- 
lessness is a better word — of the 
new silhouette. It affords some 
consolation to reflect that many of 
the extreme London and Paris 
styles are far beyond the average 
purse and probably will not be seen 
to any great extent on "Main 

One item which seems definitely 
to have caught on is the longer 
skirt, although opinions differ as to 
just what the proper length is. This 
cover-all style has fairly well in- 
filtrated New York and its expo- 
nents apparently have found favor 
there, at least with the feminine 
contingent. Elsewhere throughout 
the country clubs have been form- 
ed to combat the insidious attempt 
to conceal the female nether limb. 

LA VIE invites your comment on 
this much discussed question of 
skirt length. Please fill out the 
questionnaire and drop it in the 
LA VIE box beside the gym in the 
Ad building. 


Class standing 

For ordinary daytime wear, do you 
like dresses 

knee length ( ) 

1-3 inches below knee ( ) 

longer? ( ) 


For evening wear, do you favor 
the regular long evening 

dress ( ) 
skirt midway between ankle 
and knee? ( ) 

on, Pa.; Robert Longenecker, Eliza- 
bethtown, Pa.; Franklin Loose, 
Hopeland, Pa,; Richard Lucasie- 
wicz, Schenectady, N.Y.; Nancy 
Lutz, Lititz ,Pa.; Dorothea Lynn, 
Pottsville, Pa.; Helen MacFarland, 
Glenside, Pa.; Richard Mackey, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; Phyllis Malz, 
Springfield, Pa.; Frederick Man- 
heck, Union, N.J.; John Marks, 
Richland, Pa.; Kenneth Marks, 
Richland, Pa. 

John Marirkov, Lebanon, Pa.: 
Blake Martin, Chambersburg, Pa.; 
Joan Mattern, Minersville, Pa.; 
Margaret McAllister, Harrisburg, 
Pa.; Harold McCutcheon, Bradford, 
Pa.; Frank McDaniels, Lebanon, 
Pa.; Richard McKenzie, Harrisburg, 
(Continued on Page 4) 

Last Year's "Hole 
In the Ground" Now 
Completely Whole 

New Building To House 
Recreational Center 

Unnamed and still referred to as 
just "the new building," the new 
building between the Men's Dorm 
and the Library is rapidly nearing 
completion. Original plans to have 
it ready for occupancy by the op- 
ening of this term were set back 
by the scarcity of certain materials 
and hardtogetitiveness. Although 
the exterior still has the grim lines 
of an army barracks, the interior 
has changed magically into a spa- 
cious college building. 

The lower floor will contain a 
well-furnished rec room with com- 
fortable chairs and even, it is ru- 
mored, love seats. Coke and cigar- 
ette machines will occupy places of 
prominence, and ping-pong tables 
et al will be available at all times 
for students. 

Among the classrooms definitely 
scheduled to be moved to the 
building are a chemistry lecture 
room and chemistry and bacterio- 
logical laboratories. Several other 
small, well-lighted classrooms will 
be turned over to the language de- 

Office rooms for professors, stu- 
dent and alumni activities, and 
storage rooms will occupy the re- 
mainder of the building. Dave 
Gockley, publicity director of the 
college, may even move into one of 
the offices if he can manage to 
carry on without a constantly play- 
ed piano next door. 


Lebanon Valley College again of- 
fers extension courses which are 
given in Harrisburg at the Central 
High School Building on Forster 
Street. Registration was held from 
7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday and 
Tuesday evenings at which time 
those interested in the classes met 
and consulted with the directors 
and the teachers. This year courses 
in Psychology, History, Mathemat- 
ics, Economic Geography, Econom- 
ics, English, American Government, 
Biology, Education, Sociology and 
Spanish are offered. 

At the college itself classes in 
Religion, Biology, Economics, 
Chemistry, Education, English, 
French, German, Mathematics, 
Psychology and Russian will be 
held Friday evenings and perhaps 
there will be some classes on Sat- 
urday mornings. 

Through this extension work and 
summer school Lebanon Valley for 
many years has enabled students 
to secure degrees while continuing 
their regular occupations. The 
courses are alternated from year to 
year so that a student can readily 
obtain those required for gradua- 

Community Concert 

(Continued from Page 1) 
House seven times, Miss Dilling fre- 
quently finds her yearly concert 
itinerary booked with many repeat 

The season will close March 31 
with the appearance of the Ro- 
chester Symphony Orchestra, fea- 
turing Eric Leinsdorf as conductor. 

Students on campus wishing to 
join the concert association or to 
renew the previous memberships 
should notify Miss Mary Gillespie. 
The final date for purchasing tick- 
ets is October 17. Prices remain as 
in previous years: $3.60 for student 
season tickets and $6.00 for adults. 
Taxes are included in the price. 

i I 



Appointment Of Andy Kerr 
Grid Coach Thrills Campus 

Former Colgate University Mentor 
Now In Charge of Valley Eleven 

Football fans are still talking - 
about the appointment of Andy 
Kerr as head football coach at Leb- 
anon Valley College. But none are 
more pleased than the students of 
the college. His presence lends to 
the campus a touch of the big- 

This writer, in meeting Andy 
Kerr for the first time, was im- 
pressed with his sincerity, his be- 
lief in a peppy spirit among the 
students, and his down-to-earth 

Coach Kerr advanced to his emi- 
nence through the usual steps. He 
began coaching at Johnstown High 
School after graduation from Dick- 
inson College. Later he moved to 
Pittsburgh in 1914. He served there 
until 1922 when he traveled across 
the country to California to the 
Stanford Bears, for four years until 

He evidently preferred the East; 
in 1926 he returned to this coast as 
head coach at Washington & Jef- 
ferson until 1929, when he went to 
Colgate University, where he gained 
a respected football reputation. 
Here he turned out a team coaches 
dream about, a team which was 
undefeated, untied, and unscored 
upon. What a team that must have 

In 1927, Mr. Kerr took his first 
All-Star team west to play the All- 
West team in the Shrine game at 
San Francisco. This year will be 
the 20th year he has invaded the 
West with his gridders. 

So to Coach Andy Kerr we ex- 
tend the hand of welcome of Leba- 
non Valley and wish even more 
success to one who has done so 
much in molding the lives of the 
young men who serve under him. 




Name Age Wt. Ht. 

Anglemeyer, Donald 20 185 5'10" 

Bowman, Robert 19 175 5*10" 

Clemens, Ralph 21 180 5' 9" 

Cresse, William 19 175 6' 1" 

Crowell, Steven 20 187 6' 2" 

Davis, James 28 185 5'10" 

DiJohnson, Henry 23 185 5'10" 

Early, Robert 21 170 510" 

Eckenroth, Herbert 21 165 510" 

Eisenhour, Richard 19 155 510" 

Euston, Guy 23 180 5' 9" 

Fields, Richard 23 165 5' 4" 

Fischer, Robert 19 185 511" 

Fisher, Max 20 140 510" 

Gage, Walter 19 180 510" 

Gallo, Julius 18 180 510" 

Gamber, Peter 21 160 5' 6" 

Gemberling, Marshall 23 205 6' 4" 

Goodyear, Charles 22 163 5' 9" 

Hamilton, Robert 21 160 5' 9" 

Hess, Robert 24 150 5' 8" 

Horst, Herbert 19 180 511" 

Kauffman, Robert 21 155 5' 8" 

Keeler, William 23 190 510" 

Kutchever, Anthony 21 175 510" 

Marinkov, John 18 150 5' 7" 

Mateyak, Paul 23 188 511" 

Miller, William 17 185 6' 

Parker, James 20 195 511" 

Roman, George 22 175 6' 1" 

Ruelwich, Peter 21 175 5' 9" 

Shaak, Robert 19 199 510" 

Stone, George 20 200 6' 

Wengert, Kenneth 20 188 6' 

Witman, Charles 21 185 6' 2" 

Lukens, Norman 20 187 6' 

Yeakle, Joseph 19 180 6' 1" 

McCurdy, Lloyd 20 170 510" 

McDaniels, Frank 23 180 5' 9" 

Stolte, Robert 21 250 510" 

Class Pos 
Soph T 
Soph B 
Soph B 
Fr. T 
Soph C 
Soph G 
Soph B 
Jr. B 
Jr. B 
Soph B 
Fr. B 
Soph C 
Soph E 
Fr. B 
Soph G 
Fr. B 
Sr. B 
Jr. E 
Soph G 
Soph B 
Jr. B 
Fr. G 
Soph G 
Soph G 
Soph B 

Soph E 



Rio Grande, N. J. 
Rahway, N. J. 


Little Falls, N. J. 


Rahway, N. J. 

Lodi, N. J. 


Mt. Joy 










Roebling, N. J. 


Manville, N. J. 

New Bru'wick, N. J 










Still More Students 

(Continued from Page 3) 
Pa.; Robert Meals, Newville, Pa.; 
David Mellor, Palmyra, Pa.; Robert 
Messner, Lykens, Pa.; Barbara 
Metzger, Harrisburg, Pa.; Sophie 
Miller, New Cumberland, Pa.; Don- 
Mieczkowski, Reading, Pa.; David 
aid Miller, Hummelstown, Pa.; Ger- - 
aid Miller, Rohresville, Maryland; 
Marian Miller, Allentown, Pa.; Rob- 
ert Miller, Harrisburg, Pa.; William 
Miller, Roebling, N.J.; George 
Moeschlir^, Lebanon, Pa.; Robert 
Moller, Montclair, N.J.; Richard 
Moore, Ridley Park, Pa.; Richard 
Moorhead, Harrisburg, Pa.; Dor- 
othy Morgan, Lemoyne, Pa.; Albert 
Moriconi, Morrisville, Pa.; Charles 
Morrnihin, Lebanon, Pa.; Horace 
Moyer, Lebanon, Pa.; Richard Moy- 
er, Sellersville, Pa.; Robert Mrgich, 
Steelton, Pa.; Richard Murphy, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; Thelma Mussel- 
man, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Helen 
Nicoll, Harrisburg, Pa.; John Nilan, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; George Nye, Pal- 
myra, Pa.; Carlos Obedienke, Cur- 
acao NWI; Alphonse Palmien, 
Trenton, N.J.; Melvin Patrick, Pal- 
myra, Pa.; Richard Patterson, Al- 
lentown, Pa.; Robert Peiffer, Har- 
risburg, Pa.; Richard Peifer, Read- 
ing, Pa.; Victor eters, Lebanon, Pa.; 
Michael Petrosky, Lansford, Pa.; 
Gerald Pratt Jr., Philadelphia, Pa. 

Mark Raessler, Palmyra, Pa.; 
Marjorie Randolph, Manasquam, _ 
Pa.; Eugene Rasp, Nutley, N.J.; 
Jane Reed, Harrisburg, Pa.; Rich- 
ard Reynolds, Steelton, Pa.; Ray 
Rice, Harrisburg, Pa.; Chester 
Richwinej, New Cumberland, Pa.; 
Florence Riihiluoma, Pembroke, 
Bermuda; George Ritner, West 
Lawn, Pa.; Joseph Rojahn, Dallas- 
town, Pa.; Charles Roland, Eliza- 
bethtown, Pa.; Charles Roth, Leb- 
anon, Pa.; Rerbert Rowe, Williams- 
town, Pa.; Beatrice Royer, Leban- 
on, Pa.; Lillian Rutherford, Bain- 
bridge, Pa.; Donald Rutledge, For- 
est Hills, N.Y.; George Sanborn, 
Bethlehem, Pa.; Harry Sanders Jr., 
Hummelstown, Pa.; Eugene Sando, 
- Lebanon, Pa.; Ethel Schaeffer, Pit- 
man, Pa.; Richard Schiemer, Roch- 
elle Park, N.J.; Clayton Schneck, 
Lebanon, Pa.; Mary Ellen Scham- 
oom .Philadelphia, Pa.; Edith 
Shanaman, Hummelstown, Pa.; Pa- 
tricia Shannon, York, Pa.; Freder- 
ick Shearer Jr., York, Pa.; Wilson 
Shearer, Spring Grove, Pa.; Myrna 
Shenk, Lebanon, Pa.; Richard 
Shenk, Lebanon, Pa.; Lois Shetler, 
Jenkintown, Pa.; Clark Shindel, 
Annville, Pa.; Virginia Shipley, 
Steelton, Pa.; Jean Shatt, Lebanon, 
Pa.; Anne Shroyer, Annville, Pa.; 
Arlene Shuey, Harrisburg, Pa.; Ger- 
ald Schultz, Harrisburg, Pa.; Paul 
Schultz, Williamsport, Pa.; Robert 
Schultz Jr., Reading, Pa. 

Gerald Shupp, New Cumberland, 
Pa.; Valentino Sica, Rochelle Park, 
N.J.: Carl Smith, Hershey, Pa.; 
Herman Smith, Lebanon, Pa.; Irv- 

Flying Dutchmen Taking Shape 
Under Eagle Eye of Andy Ken 

Blue and White Eleven to Receive 
Initial Test Against Moravian Oct. 4 



1947 Football Schedule 

Oct. 4 — Moravian (Home) . 

11 — Franklin and Marshall 

(Away) . 
18 — Mt. St. Mary's (Home). 
24— Hofstra (Home) 

Albright (Away) . 
Nov. 15— P. M. C. (Home) . 
STov. 22 — Juniata (Away) . 
NTov. 27 — Scranton (Away) . 
tfOTE — All home games will be 
played at the Lebanon High 
School Stadium. 



Nov. 8- 

ing Smith Jr., New Cumberland, — - 

Pa.; Dale Snyder, Lebanon, Pa.; melstown, Pa.; Alice Wagner, Leb- 
Dean Snyder ,York, Pa.; Jack Solo- anon, Pa.; Edith Wagner, Lancas- 
mon, Steelton, Pa.; Leon Spangler, ter, Pa.; Mildred Wartluft, West 
York, Pa.; Lloyd Stambauh Jr., Lawn, Pa.; Joseph Watson, York, 
Harrisburg, Pa.; Carl Stein, Har- Pa.; Norma Weaver, Lebanon, Pa.; 
risburg, Pa.; Donald Steinberg, Paul Weaver Jr., Middletown, Pa. 
Newport, Pa.; Robert Steis, Ridge- Lois Wenger, Annville, Pa.; Sam- 
way, Pa.; Jean Stine, Harrisburg, uel Weingert, Lebanon, Pa.; George 
Pa.; George Stone, Annville, Pa.; Werner, Lebanon, Pa.; Patricia 
Raymond Swingholm, Lebanon, Werner, Lebanon, Pa.; William 
Pa.; Anna Swope, Fredericksburg, Wert, Palmyra, Pa.; Joan Whiting, 
Pa.; Francene Swope, Lebanon, Hilldale, N.J.; Donald Whitman, 
Pa.; Bobbie Synan, State Line, Pa.; Lebanon, Pa.; Howard Willard, Me- 
Howard Taylor, Annville, Pa.; Lee chanicsburg, Pa.; Charles Williams, 
Thierwechter, Lebanon, Pa.; Rob- Portland, Pa.; Zora Williams, Port 
ert Thompson, Williamstown, Pa.; Treverton, Pa.; Bruce Wiser, Han- 
Mary Tillson, Reading, Pa.; Martin over, Pa.; Ruth Withers, Dallas- 
Trostle, Dillsburg, Pa.; Robert Ul- town, Pa.; Joseph Wolf, Lebanon, 
rich, Lebanon, Pa.; Alverta Umber- Pa.; Ronald Wolf, Jonestown, Pa.; 
ger, Lebanon, Pa.; David Vechesky, Harry Wolfe, Jr., Lebanon, Pa.; 
Roebling, N.J.; John Vogel, Hum- Henry Wolfskeil, Roselle Park, N.J., 

After two weeks of two-a-d ay 
practices, the Flying Dutchmen are 
whipping into full speed under the 
renowned coaching of Andy Kerr 
In an interview on Monday, L. V.'s 
new mentor said, "I have an inter- 
esting squad — a good-spirited 
squad. The boys have worked hard 
and have made satisfactory^ prog, 
ress. However, development "is re- 
tarded because of injuries to key 

Showing the adeptness at stra- 
tegy which has kept him among 
the top coaches of the country f r 
years, Coach Kerr continued 
"These injuries give me a chance 
to work on my reserves, a reverse 
process from the usual football 
procedure. I will have to develop 
my first team after their injuries 
are improved." 

The man who has commanded 
the East squad for years in the an- 
nual Shrine game at San Francisco 
sounded a note of warning. 

"I don't want to print too rosy a 
picture. Everyone is laying for us," 

Facing power teams among the 
smaller colleges, the Flying Dutch- 
men will not have Sunday School 
picnics these fall Saturday after- 
noons. Opening against Moravian 
October 4, the Blue and White will 
be out to repeat last year's 26-6 
victory at Bethlehem. Moravian, 
defeated last week at West Chester, 
will come into Lebanon with open- 
ing game jitters behind them and 
will try to chalk up one in the win 

The Valleyites, without the ser- 
vices of some first stringers, may 
have to pull another one out of the 
fire as they did in last Friday's 
practice game against Millersville 
Teachers, winning in the last quar- 
ter, 13-12. A week before, the 
Dutchmen passed the double line 
at Kutztown twice. 

With the famous Kerr at the 
helm, many sportswriters and 
sportscasters are predicting a re- 
turn by Lebanon Valley to the high 
position it attained in the middle 
30's and old-timers are recalling 
days when the Valley played the 
"big names" of football, teams like 
Army, Penn State, Fordham, Bun- 
nell, and Muhlenberg. 

Even though the school is not 
advocating the policy of going big- 
time, we all hope Coaches Kerr, 
Fox and Feeser turn out an in- 
spired team for us to cheer on to a 
victorious season. 

Walter Womer, Lebanon, P a " 
Glenn . Woods, Chambersburg, P a -' 
Carmella Jannacci, Mountain Top. 
Pa.; Donald Yeatts, York, P a - ; 
James Yeingst, Lebanon, Pa.; R o1 ' 
lin Yorty, Lebanon, Pa.; DonaW 
Zeiders, Harrisburg, Pa.; John Zie* 
man, Linden, N.J.; Betty Zimm er ] 
man, Harrisburg, Pa.; Charles S5fij£ 
merman, Lebanon, Pa.; Robert Z 
ver, York, Pa. 

Available at Library 


Hours Will Be Posted On 

In Ad Building 



Kalo Offers Philo Challenge; 
plans To Renew Society Spirit 

Kalo Sends Philo Andy Kerr's Movies 
Blanket Challenge Spark Annual Smoker 


on September 29, at 8:30, Kalo 
. ld its first meeting for the 1947- 
JJseason. It was decided to write a 
E to all freshmen, welcoming 
Lm to the campus, and inviting 

to attend the smoker which 
held last night. It was also 

, ve d and passed by a unanimous 
of the organization to chal- 

inge pnil ° t0 any form of con " 
they feel would stimulate 

^petition between the societies. 
fte deadline for acceptance of the 
hallenge, and the deciding of the 
c ature of the competition is two 
! ee ks from the date of publication 
o{t his article, or October 23rd. This 
answer must appear in LA VIE on 
that date. It is urged that a repre- 
sentative of Philo contact "Rinso" 
Marquette before the day of pub- 

Kalo's primary aim this year is 
to perpetuate society spirit on the 
campus and try to get the college 
back to normal. Kalo, although the 
strongest organization on campus, 
cannot do this unless there are two 
men's societies. It is the hope, 
therefore, of the men of Kalo, that 
Philo will dust off its traditions 
and come to life again. Society 
spirit cannot successfully exist if 
Kalo remains the only men's or- 
ganization on campus. 

The meeting was concluded by 
the appointment of the following 
committees: Smoker — Entertain- 
ment Committee: Sam Rutherford, 
chairman; Bob Zimmerman, Bob 
Miller, Joe Fiorello, Bill Keeler. Re- 
freshments: Dick Knies, chairman; 
Glen Cousler. 

Last night the Kalozetean Liter- 
ary Society held its annual "back 
to school' 'smoker in Kalo Hall. The 
evening was highlighted by free 
smokes and eats, a program of mu- 
sical numbers, skits, addresses by 
the Kalo faculty members, and 
Coach "Andy" Kerr's fine movies 
of the East-West all-star football 

Bob Zimmerman, who acted as 
Master of Ceremonies, introduced 
the acts for the evening. President 
"Rinso" Marquette gave a short 
word of welcome to all the new 
freshmen and extended his thanks 
to the members who helped make 
the smoker a success. Bob Miller, 
of Hagerstown, Md., presented an 
original interpretation of "It's the 
talk of the Town." Following this, 
Ralph Downey, accompanied by 
Glenn Hall, gave a cornet solo. The 
next number on the program was 
Michael Crincoli's musical rendi- 
tion, "Please No Squeeze the Ban - 
anna." The big event of the eve- 
ning was the presentation of some 
very entertaining films of the East- 
West game by Coach Andy Kerr. 

(Continued on Page 4) 



No. 2 

W.A.A. Holds Meeting; 
Elects Officers 

On Monday night, September 29, 
the W. A. A. held its first meeting 
of this term. The cabinet was in- 
troduced to the new physical edu- 
cation directress, Miss Sponaugle. 
Several new members were elected 
to the cabinet. Patricia Sutton be- 
the new swimming leader in 
the stead of Phyllis Miller, who is 
Q ot here this year. Because of Lou- 
delle Powell's absence, there is also 
a vacancy in the art department. 
H as yet, no art leader has been 

The officers for the ensuing year 
Wfi re elected at the close of last 
ten Q. They are as follows: Presi- 
dent, Doris Hyman; Vice President, 
J anet Weaver; Secretary, Ed With- 
ers : and Treasurer, » K a t h r y a 

The members are working on the 
tevi sion of the system which hasn't 
J yet been completed. As soon as 
1 is completed, it will be posted in 
lile dorms. 

They are planning to play intra - 
? Ura * basketball and possibly 
jockey. They will also hold a ten- 
ls tournament. All girls interest- 
^ n sports are urged to come out 
" if they have never played be- 

c — all those athletically minded, 
^ out and support the W. A. A. 
JJ e this the best year of all! 

Current Events Test 
Results Arrive Late 

L.V.C. Students 
Proved Above Average 

During the 1946-47 term at L. V. 
C. the political science students of 
Prof. Maud P. Laughlin received 
monthly and quarterly current ev- 
ents tests sponsored by the maga- 
zine, Time. Students from 272 oth- 
er colleges and universities received 
the same tests which are used by 
Time to arrive at a national aver- 
age score. 

Unfortunately the summary of 
scores was received by Prof. Laugh- 
lin too late for publication in the 
last issue of LA VIE prior to sum- 
mer vacation. But the results are 
so sensational and encouraging 
that mention of them this term is 
necessary. Here is the most amaz- 
ing revelation — the lowest quarter 
or one -fourth of LVC students tak- 
ing the tests had a higher average 
than the national average of all 
schools participating. In short, the 
least informed LVC students had 
fuller knowledge of current events 
than the average throughout the 
nation. On this basis, the top 
three-fourth of LVC students stand 
head and shoulders above college 
students elsewhere. 

Credit for this remarkable show- 
ing must be shared by both Prof. 
Laughlin and her students — Prof. 
Laughlin for her fine teaching, ex- 
cellent assignments and reading 
material, and the students for their 
cooperation and will to learn. The 
students this term will be subject- 
ed to similar Time tests and equal- 
ly fine results are to be expected. 


ere will be an important 


. ^ting of the LVC Legionnaires 
fe *hilo 


Hall during activity pe- 
on Thursday, October 16. 
Ve terans, whether or not 

y ^e Legionnaires, are urged 

Dr. Lynch Speaks at 
Lemoyne and Lebanon 

Dr. Clyde A. Lynch attended the 
Pennsylvania Conference at Lem- 
oyne on Wednesday, October 8, to 
present a report on the college. On 
Friday evening, October 10, he will 
deliver the commencement address 
at the Good Samaritan Hospital in 
Lebanon. He will be present on 
Sunday morning, October 12, to de- 
liver an address in the Salem Lu- 
theran Church. 


Annual Hike First Move 
In Rushing Season 

Left without officers for the new 
semester by failure to elect them 
last spring, Delphian Literary So- 
ciety has belatedly taken steps to 
remedy the unusual situation. 
Many freshmen did not even know 
that such an organization existed 
when they first arrived on campus; 
perhaps some still have not heard 
of it. At a meeting held September 
29, the following officers were 
elected: president, Millie Neff. 
vice president, Betty Ruth Jones; 
recording secretary, Gerry Rother- 
mel; corresponding secretary, Bar- 
bara Kleinfelter; treasurer, Ed 
Withers; and pianist, Janet Weav- 
er. The wardens are Betty Slifer, 
Mary Edelman, Barbara Blauch, 
and Rosie Root. Miss Doris Spon- 
augle will be the new adviser for 
the society. 

The third week of October will 
witness Delphian's annual hike to 
start off the rushing season. Com- 
mittees for the hike were chosen 
October 1. They are: Invitations, 
Dot Thomas and Betsy Myers; fac- 
ulty invitations, Nancy Wall, Elaine 
Frock, and Marty Miller; food, 
Ruth Peiffer, Kathy Wersen, Erma 
Gainor, Betty Slifer, and Ruth 
Kramer. Mary Edelman, Sidney 
Garverich, and Ed Withers are in 
charge of the favors, and Janie 
Flinchbaugh, place. Ruth Gearhart 
Keech and Joanne Kessler will plan 
the program. 

A committee consisting of Bar- 
bara Blauch, Ella Schultz, Kathy 
Wersen, Barbara Kleinfelter, Betty 
Ruth Jones, and Gerry Rothermel 
have been selected to clean up Del- 
phian Hall. 

Freshmen Given 
Psych Examination; 
New Brains Listed 

Under the direction of Professor 
Castetter, the Director of the Test- 
ing and the Counselling Service, 
The American Council on Educa- 
tion's Psychological Examination 
was given to the incoming Fresh- 
man Class during Freshman Week. 
This examination was given as a 
part of the Freshman Orientation 
to close to three hundred students. 

The following are those 
that rank among the highest 
of the Freshman Class: Richard 
Reynolds, Phyllis Brightbill, Louis 
Fried, Bernard Goldsmith, Robert 
Haines, Robert Kauffman, Charles 
Roland, Lloyd Stambaugh, Carl 
Stine, Dale Snyder, Donald Zeiders, 
Charles Zimmerman, Peter Barcia, 
Robert Blanken, William Fisher, 
Paul Flocken, William Forbes, Karl 
Huntinzer, John Krieg, Charles 
Kiscadden, Kenneth Marks, Robert 
Miller, Albert Moriconi, Dorothy 
Moroan, Richard Peifer, Jean 
Shott, Bobbie Syman. 


Rinso Marquette Leads Senators' 
Plans for Better Sports, Spirit, Food 

At the last meeting of the Men's Senate before this issue of LA VIE 
went to press, proceedings were begun immediately upon the call to 
order by the president, Rinso Marquette. Two senators were found to 
be absent: Gage, who was ill, and Delduco, who arrived a short while 
later. After the arrival of the latter, the meeting continued as the 

secretary, Jim Brulatour, read the 

minutes of the last meeting. 

Mr. Marquette then mentioned 
the presence of a LA VIE reporter, 
and all the representatives were in 
accord that he should "sit in on" 
their session. It seemed to be hoped 
by all that the presentation to the 
student body of a first hand ac- 
count of Senate proceedings would 
do much to dispel any antagonism 
there may be to their organization, 
and to gain cooperation from the 
students in the various Senate - 
sponsored activities. 

The first busines undertaken was 
the impending formation of an in- 
tra-mural touch-football league. It 
is the Senate's intention to organ- 
ize the league on a class standing 
basis (having more than one team 
per class of interest is sufficient) ; 
to limit the teams to six or eight 
members, and to utilize the campus 
in front of North Hall as a playing 
field. Formation of a similarly or- 
ganized basketball league at a fu- 
ture date was also mentioned. 

Next to be discussed was the 
matter of a pep rally to be held on 
the night of October 17th, the eve 
of the Mt. St' Mary's game. Since a 
bonfire is part of the program, the 
matter of collecting wood posed a 
problem. The freshmen, the Y-cab- 
inet, and the upperclassmen were 
all mentioned as possibilities. In the 
later discussion of certain infrac- 

Social Calendar 


9 — Vespers in Philo Hall at 
7:30 p.m. 

10— Rec Hour in the College 

Gym— 8:30 to 11:30 

11 — Football game with Franklin 

and Marshall College at 

12 — Vespers in the College 

Church at 6:15 p.m. 
14 — Rec Hour in the College 

Gym— 6:30 to 7:30 
16 — Next issue of La Vie. 

Note: All presidents of organ- 
izations wishing the time and 
place of meetings announced in 
La Vie contact Doris Clements. 

Robert Zimmerman 
Announces Plans 
For W. S. S. F. 

Quota of $250.00 Set 
For Valley's Goal 

Campaign plans and names of 
the committee members for this 
year's World Student Service Fund 
Drive were announced last week by 
Chairman Robert Zimmerman. 
Opening on October 28, with a spe- 

cial address in chapel, the drive 
will attempt to attain its quota of tions of freshman rules, however, it 

$250 before November 7, the official 
closing date. 

Included in the activities for the 
campaign are a dance in the Ann- 
ville High School gym on November 
1, and a football King and Queen 
contest in which the king and 
queen will be elected by the stu- 
dent body. Winners will be an- 
nounced at a pep session on the eve 
of the Lebanon Valley-Albright 

Funds realized from the drive 

became somewhat apparent as to 
whom should supply the fuel. In 
addition, it seems that the same 
source may be relied upon to sup- 
ply the faggots for a similar occa- 
sion to be held on the eve of the 
Albright game. There were no spe- 
cific nominations for the job, but 
(Continued on Page 4) 

L.V.C. Conservatory 
Listed High in State 

will be used to aid students in war- 

ravaged countries to complete their In each issue of "Music News, a 
educations by providing them national monthly review of music, 
with food, clothing, books, and appears a list of outstanding music 
medical supplies. Some of themon- schools of the nation according to 
ey will be diverted for the estab- states. This list is compiled by the 
fishing of three tubercular centers, editorial staff, Board of Education- 
Committee members for Lebanon al Advisers. 
Valley's campaign are as follows: Lebanon Valley College Conser- 
General Committee: Joseph vatory of Music has been listed as 
Smith, chairman; Mary Elizabeth one of the two best music schools 
Frank, George R. Marquette, Ber- in Pennsylvania, the second being 
tha Barbini, and Virginia Vought. The Curtis Institute of Music in 
Music and Dance Committee: Philadelphia. "Music News also 
Ralph Downey, chairman; Dorothy includes a professional directory of 
Zink, Mary Frey, and Sidney Ann ^^^^^^J^^ ^ 

Campus Football King and Queen 
Contest: Salvadore Fiorello, chair- 
man; Hattie Cook, Joanne Kessler, 
and Joseph Yeakle. 

ists from Maine to California and 
other items of interest to music 
lovers. Its correspondents are lo- 
cated in all centers of the United 
States, South America, and Europe. 



LA VIE COLLEGIENNE Circulation Sparks 

Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 2 Thursday, October 9, 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college 
year, except holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students 
of Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Inter- 
collegiate Press. National advertising is secured through the National 
Advertising Service, Inc., College Publishers Representative, New York, 
N. Y. 


Ronald Baker 

Associate Editors 

Doris Clements Richard Pye 

Assistant Editors 

Marycarol Salzman Samuel Rutherford Nan Urich 


News Editor .' Martha Matter 

Sports Editor Charles Tome 

Assistant Sports Editor William Fisher 

Conservatory Editor Barbara Kleinfelter 

Feature Editor Alvin Berger 

Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart 

Art Editor James Gregg 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge 


Business Manager Melvyn Bowman 

Assistant Business Manager John Marshall 

Copy Editor Elaine Heilman 

Circulation Editor Russell Getz 

Adviser Dr. John F. Lotz 


Esther Bell Theresa Dolan George Ely Alex Fehr 

Robert Howard Betty Ruth Jones Irving Mall Donald Paine 

Rhoda Zeigler Joanne Kessler 


Congratulations are due to Rinso Marquette, President of the Men's 
Senate, and his fellow Senators for their intelligent stand and mature 
outlook concerning the Freshmen this year. It had been thought that 
there might possibly be that same feeling predominating the Senate this 
term, as was last year, but it is now fairly evident that all such pettiness 
and childishness formerly exhibited has been overcome. The Men's Sen- 
ate certainly deserves a word of praise for their new and more mature 
attitude. May it continue. 

And now the weekly gripe. Could not something be done about the 
lighting system in the classrooms in the Ad Building? It's terrible! The 
lighting in Philo Hall and Room 5 is particularly poor, considering the 
extensive use made of those esteemed rooms. After all, light is relatively 
cheap, but eyesight is priceless. 

Dear Sir: 

I sincerely thank all the faculty 
and my fellow college students for 
their kindness and consideration 
shown me in my recent illnesses. 
I wish to express my sincere grati- 
tude, especially to those who con- 
tributed blood in my behalf. 

Charlotte P. Roemig. 

n HEART \$ 

<lkt Jail's Wtxkskxif 



Being the Great American Spy Story 

(Ed. Note— This is the second helping of a four-part cereal), 

"Exactly. But how did you 



I've only just read the letter teiij^ 
me their demands." 

Dear Editor: 

Many letters have been written 
and published in LA VIE concern- 

"This morning I received a rg 
port from Mt. Vernon. It fits aii 
I did was put the pieces togeth er ! 

"Have they succeeded 


(What Has Gone Before: Lt. Gen. 
Gregory Gable, chief of the Ameri- 
can counter-spies, has just received 
word that four agents of the Ger- 
man Gestapo, after receiving spec- 
ial training for an unknown mis- 
ing that all important subject— sion and having their teeth pulled, carrying out their threats?" 
food in the dining hall. Neverthe- have arrived somewhere in the Greg answered solemnly], 
less, it seems we need another one. United States to carry out their I'm afraid they have." 

This year, there just isn't enough sinister plans. No clues as to the For a minute the voice on the 
food. Very seldom do we get sec- nature of their activity have been other end of the telephone was & 
onds. The food is always cold when discovered.) 
it is brought to the table. In pre- 


vious years seconds were available 
and food was always warm when 
served. Why can't those same 
things be done now? 

An Upper classman. 

lent. Then the president began 
slowly. "I was hoping we could take 
the precautions to thwart their 

Another painful pause. "We> 

Fashions on Tap 

"Our waistlines shall vanish to 
the size of a minute and our ankles 
will sense the presence of nearer- 
swishing skirts." This sentence or 
something nearly like it could be 
heard Were we to pass by Lord and 
Taylor's, New York, or maybe Rob- 
inson's, Los Angeles, another fash- 
ion center cross country But how 
do we feel about all this newer 
length and tinier waistline on Main 
Street? Well, gals just will wonder 

When the sealed report from Mt. 
Vernon arrived at the desk of Gen 
Gable, the eminent counter-spy 

merely glanced at it in annoyance, got to act at once, Greg. They have 
He was too busy with the case of us over a barrel. If we give them 
the toothless Gestapo men to waste the money, the war may continue 
time on trivial affairs. With a care- for another five years." 

free movement he took from the 
pocket of his carefully pressed uni- 
form a package of cigarettes. As 
he stared in deep thought at the 
red bull's eye, he nodded his head 
in silent agreement. After deliber- 
ately weighing the evidence in the 
scales he had come to the conclus- 
ion that L.S. DOES mean F.T. 

Time slipped by rapidly, for the 
floors of the office had recently 
been waxed. 

At last he reached for the en- 

when attempting something new velope containing the sealed report 

(" new?" I hear you saying, 

"Why, my Grandma sported the 
very same stuff.") how the males 
are reacting to this "new" look. So 
you'd really like to know? O. K., 
you asked for it! Here's what some 
of your L.V.C. men told your re- 
porter, straight from the shoulder 
'n no bones about it. 

Paul Sadler — "I like it on slender 
girls providing they wear the ac- 
companying platform soled shoes 
and the right hairdo." 

Larry Kinsella — "I don't approve 
of it!" 

"Karl Miller — "I think it's a waste 
of material, and if we have women 
around with legs worth looking at 
we ought to see 'em." 

if he's 
'. . . .to 

from Mt. Vernon. With a carefree 
movement he ripped open the seals 
and drew out the report. Carelessly 
his eyes scanned its contents. His 
face grew pale. 

When he had finished the report, 
he absent-mindedly allowed it to 
fall to the floor. The message it 
contained was unbelievable. Still it 
was hardly a case for the counter- 
spies — more in the line of the du- 
ties of a historical society, he 
thought. Yet it was peculiar. 

His train of thought was sudden- 
ly interrupted by the insistent 
ringing of the telephone bell. With 
a carefree movement he reached 
out and grabbed the telephone. 

"You mean they are asking that 
much for its return?" gasped the 
usually carefree Greg. 

"Yes," was the ominous reply. 

Greg uttered an oath. "Gad 
zooks. I'll put every available man 
in the department on the case, 
chief. We'll beat them at their owil 

"In the meantime," went on the 
chief executive, "I'll try my best 
to stall for time. I've had quite I 
bit of experience doing that, beinj 
in politics ,you know. But you mibt 
act quickly. If they get wind >| 
what we are trying to do, it'll be 
the end for us." ' 

"One thing more, Mr. President. 
If you were one of the four tooth- 
less Gestapo men and had just 
stolen the body of George Wash- 
ingt — " 

"Hush," hissed the president 
"From now on we will just refer to 
it as — er— Operation Dracula." 

"Right, chief. Well, if you had 
just embarked on Operation Dracu- 
la and were holding George's body 
for ransom, where would you hide 

"I can't help you there. But this 
it seems to me, would have an im- 
portant bearing on the case: the 

A terse voice on the other end of German agents had all their teeth 

Here we could ask Karl 
ever heard that phrase, 
cover but still not conceal." 



Jack Gaul says — "Wouldn't the 
men look simple sporting handle- 
bar mustaches, knickers, spats and 
other apparel of the gay nineties?" 

Pete Gamber — "I believe I'd 
rather see them short." 

Guy Euston — "I like them on the 
right kind of girl." 

Red Sherman — "The length does 
not matter so long as there's a wo- 
man in it!" 

Jerry McKenna — "I don't think 
they look very attractive on most 
young girls." 

George Roman — "I like them 
longer, it makes the girls look more 
grown up, but not to extreme." 

"Ike" Eigenbrode — "The fourteen 
inch skirts are O. K., and I think 
that "Life" magazine has some- 
thing too in its recent article." 

"Red" Awkerman — "For 1 campus 
affairs and dances they're strictly 
O. K. That sheer, dark hose adds 
that extra something too." 

Well, girls, now we know. Some 
do and some don't. Probably the 
best idea voiced yet is that when 
deciding on a length, we take into 
consideration our altitude plus 
"spreaditude" and garb ourselves 

the wire announced, "Hello 
this is ." 

"Oh yes, Mr. President," 

The other voice continued. "I'm 
afraid this is it. I've just received 
a letter from the four toothless 
Gestapo men!" 

"You mean they had the audac- 
ity to write you a letter?" the gen- 
eral stuttered . 

"Yes. Of course they didn't have 
the address right, but luckily the 
postman knew where to deliver it." 
Suddenly the president's voice 
dropped to a hushed whisper, "I'm 
afraid they've got us, all right." 

"You mean they've struck 
ready— in this short time?" Greg 

"Um," muttered the president, 
"and their plan is fiendishly clever. 
The German high command is near 

pulled. Since they left Germany al- 
most immediately, they couldn't 
have gotten false teeth. Perhaps 
temporary plates, but nothing sub- 
stantial. I think it would be wise 
to keep tabs on all the dentists m 
the nation. They might get hungry 
for a good steak, and try to g et 
some decent teeth. It's a slim 
chance, I know, but it's worth & 

again his 
device that 

has created." , 
"Good," the president sound* 1 
relieved. "I have faith in you G reg ' 
al- Keep me informed on what's naP 
pening. If you succeed, it 111 
mean a promotion for you." 
"And a medal?" Greg coaxed- ^ 
"At least a cluster for one 

answered Greg, ° nce 
carefree self. "In ^ 
we'll start using ever) 
modern criminoW 

your old ones," promised the P^ s 
dent. "So get to work immediat 

the end of their rope and they 

know it. They need money desper- Good luck and good-bye." 
ately, American money to purchase 
supplies through the neutral coun- 
tries. With this move they hope to 
force us to give it to them directly." 

"What?" muttered the general in 
an almost carefree tone. 

"Quite," replied the chief execu- 
tive. "They've dared to — " 

"No," shouted Greg. "They didn't 
dare to — " 


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knew that he could do it— or fi- 
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ed why it had been necessan 
have all their teeth pulled'' 


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The Campus Is Talking About . . • 

CUPID'S FAVORITES — Ruthie Billow and George Haines, Mary J. 
Flinchbaugh and J. C. Thomas, "Shorty" Boeddinghaus and Frank 
Urich— all trying to disprove the time-honored law of physics on 
South Hall porch, namely that no two objects can occupy the same 
space at the same time. Are Marion Millard and Cliff Rothgaber 
readying an announcement? Bet "Dan" Fraunfelter whispers sweet 

nothings to Mary F. Daugherty in German Beattie Meiser very 

happy to have her "Scorch" Bowman on campus this year Nomi- 
nees for most devoted couple— Elaine Heilman and John Marshall; 
Betty Ann Briody and Chet Sherman; ah, love! Newly weds Mr. and 
Mrs. Roger Keech casting a happy glow everywhere they go — it's 
mighty contagious too! .... 

REFLECTIONS— This year's crop of freshman gals one of the prettiest 
ever, and, very obviously, one of the most studious. Look-alikes: 

Phyllis Brightbill and Evelyn Long Has anyone else noticed Jean 

Shott's startling resemblance to Lauren Bacall — that "down-under" 
look proves most devastating in Biology lab, how about it, Ray? Bill 
Boyd (no, not the cowboy star) , but a popular freshman, quite un- 

derstandingly being mistaken for a high-schooler Word to the 

Wise Dept. — any special reason why Ruth Ann Brown won't wear 
her freshman dink? We're just asking. Nice of the profs to release 
classes early so students could keep up to date on the World Series — 
sure, they are SO human! Earl Williams has been spending some 
time orienting Dottie Lynn and Sam Rutherford and Bob McCoy 
were noticed with two recent arrivals who undoubtedly have names, 
Dave Fleisher alias Max has been introducing transfer student Jean 
Bozarth to the traditions of L V's campus, his line in particular. 

LOCAL COLOR — The Moravian game was the scene of some new two- 
somes, as well as a great deal of added color. The band looked very 
sporty in their new legionnaire type hats, and the addition of white 
boots to Mary O'Donnell's costume was striking. Not to be outdone, 
the cheerleaders appeared in their new blue and white skirts, white 
sweaters, and with Roger Keech added to their ranks. The squad 
displayed good organization for their first game, but they need more 
support. All the frosh in their dinks and ties made an impressive 
addition, but the idea is to yell with the cheerleaders, gang. Many 
familiar faces were seen among the spectators, Loudelle Powell and 
La Faune Schuman, last year's petite May Queen, Pearl Miller, Lois 
Shenk visiting from Temple, Harry Matala, Phil Deerdorf and his 
newly acquired wife, and that's a loss for L V's women; and the 
former Peg Smith with her Jonesey, both looking very happily 

LET'S DANCE — The victory dance Saturday evening needed some 
of the cooperation displayed during the afternoon's game. Andy and 
Mrs. Kerr looked in on the proceedings, but must have decided that 
the dance was being held elsewhere, there were so few there; Big 
Ray Kline, representing the day student element, was in evidence 
with Rusty Peiffer. Jack Gaul isn't taking any chances since his 
knee operation, he is being accompanied by Nurse Miriam Keller 
here of late. Did you show her your scars yet, Jack? Harry Williams 
and Bob Parr blew in from Penn State, to report that the State 
"Lions" did all right by them in their football game that afternoon. 
While here they ran into their Annville buddy, Johnny McClure, 
who was escorting Sara Zellers. 

UNDERCURRENTS— Room number 15, North Hall, is now the home of 
two lovely and eligible femmes, thanks to the recent breakups of 
Rose Marie Root and Red Awkerman, and Ella Schultz and George 
Roman. Henry Deens finally persuaded his roommate, Dick Moller, 
to fly him to Trenton, where, after gaining possession of an automo- 
bile, he was to pick up Doug Earich and continue his sojourn to 
Syracuse .... Hope you took precautionary measures, and had your 
throat painted, Doug.. .Doug's been having a little trouble since the 
arrival of the new nurses. Dick returned in time to spend the even- 
ing with his favorite movie star, and it's nice to see Dick and 
"Jonesey" together again after their brief break-up. 

FACULTY FOIBLES (or Fables, Fluffs)— Welcome to new Soc. Prof, Mr. 
Wolfgang, who could be mistaken for one of his own pupils, due to 
his youthful appearance. .. .Imagine Dr. Feig's embarrassment in 
Psych, class the other day! . . . .wonder what Prof. Wissler thought of 
the wiggly guest in Room 27 ... . now, how did that snake escape 
from Biology Lab? 

^SITORS — Joyce McAllister's good-looking Harrisburg beau, 
Bill Simmons, came a-calling last week-end, and Marian Schwalm's 
latest, Austin Furman, can't decide where to make his home, since 
his visits to South Hall have become so frequent. "Burny" Kessers 
Robert was here over the weekend, and that's a mighty pretty dia- 
mond, Burney. 

J ^ST A-MUSING— The skeleton in Bio. Lab. inevitably acquiring the 
uUsnomer Elmer — the greater percentage of male students on cam- 
Pus this season is, no doubt, largely responsible for the greater pains 

taken with personal appearance of the fairer sex which reminds 

u s the so-called "battle of the hemline" seems to have dwindled 

to a mere disagreement — as in days of yore, the gals continue to suit 

themselves on the subject to the obvious delight of the men! 

heedless to say, according to one very honest fellow — "the shorter 
the better" seems this rule should apply to exams, huh? 

JtIS T SOME ODD AND ENDS— Did Mary Lee Glover swallow an edition 
of Emily Post before dining at Prof. Rutledge's home? Those nature 
lovers— Sutton and Steele— are sporting cases of poison ivy to prove 
their interest. What's this we hear about Kitty Rhodes' new brand 
of soap? Novel, to say the least! Let none forget the by- word, "This 
is a new semester," and the little Senator is so going to study— so 
there ! 


Drama of the "footlights and 
greasepaint" variety made its first 
entrance on the campus stage on 
Monday night when the Wig and 
Buckle, the official college organi- 
zation handling dramatics, held its 
first meeting. The response, in view 
of turnouts of the same body last 
year, was gratifying. It must be 
admitted that the attendance was 
a typical "first-nighter," those 
things happening here frequently, 
mainly the first meeting of almost 
every organization on campus. Fol- 
lowing performances are usually 
played to ever decreasing audiences 
who come equipped with ever de- 
creasing enthusiasm. 

However, this being the begin- 
ning of a new year, it behooves us 
to look forward with a glint of op- 
timism to the coming season. There 
were a lot of bright and shining 
faces at the meeting, a great ma- 
jority of them new to the group 
and even operating solely on the 
law of averages some hidden talent 
should come to light during the 
course of the year. It is to be hoped 
that fit vehicles for the developing 
of the looked for talent will also 

In passing, it should be mention- 
ed that during the course of the 
meeting the President, James Bru- 
latour, read through a draft of a 
proposed new constitution and sub- 
mitted it to the group as food for 
thought. Some of them literally ate 
it up. 


In browsing through the local 
daily we noticed a small ad that 
may be of interest to some stu- 
dents. It appears that the Hershey 
Community Theatre is going to 
open the drama season with the 
great hit from Broadway, "Okla- 
homa." Coming in this locality, it 
it is a very rare opportunity indeed, 
and one that should not be passed 
up. It will be presented by the The- 
atre Guild's own road company, 
coming direct from Boston. Per- 
formance dates are November 10th 
to 15th, and tickets can be pur- 
chased now from the box office at 
prices ranging from $1.80 to $4.20. 


In closing, we note that while the 
days of war have passed at least 
for the present, the days of sea 
stories are still among us. The lat- 
est little addition is restricted to 
the confines of our little campus. 
It seems that this past summer a 
member of the Naval Reserve and 
student of Lebanon Valley College 
was scheduled for a lovely three 
months cruise on the rolling deep. 
Not only that, but he was to have 
as company millions of the Navy'o 
"gentlemen by Act of Congress" 
from the hallowed halls of Anna- 
polis. But, as luck would have it, 
out of a blue sky tragedy struck 
and raised the curtain of one of 
life's little dramas. The seaman, 
while on duty in the head lost his 
glasses. Undaunted, he continued 
to serve for several days when he 
received the final blow. Standing 
a watch in the engine room of one 
of the largest battleships in com- 
mission, hampered by the loss of 
his seeing aids, he allowed the elec- 
trons to get momentarily out of 
control, with rather grandiose ef- 
fects on the huge vessel. When the 
smoke and fury of the incident and 
resulting investigation had cleared 
away the seaman found himself 
being fitted with a new pair of 
trousers, known as a "breeches 
buoy" by means of which he was 
transported to a nearby tanker re- 
turning to the USA. All of which 
goes to show one — well, it must 
show one something. 

Breezing Along The Bull Path 

"It is not enough for the knight 
of romance that you agree his lady 
is a very nice girl — if you do not 
admit that she is the best that 
God ever made or will make you 
must fight. There is in all men a 
demand for the superlative, so 
much so that the poor devil who 
has no other way of reaching it 
attains it by getting drunk. It 
seems to me that this demand is 
at the bottom of the philosopher's 
effort to prove that truth is abso- 
lute and of the jurist's search for 
criteria of universal validity which 
he collects under the head of nat- 
ural law." 

This pearl of wisdom was over- 
heard the other evening emanating 
from the adjacent Pennway booth. 
Perking up our ears, we collared 
the orator, one Heinrich Knochen- 
kopf, who under pressure admit- 
ted he might be plagiarising just a 
bit from Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. 

We think that this is the most 
noble forensic justification of get- 
ting drunk we have ever heard, and 
while members of the Thursday 
Night Club may object to being re- 
ferred to as "poor devils" they can 
tipple with the thought in mind 
that they are searching for "The 
Superlative" while other less tal- 
ented mortals attempt the same re- 
sult by such ineffectual means as 
"searching for criteria of universal 
validity." We were overcome by this 
ennobling aspect of Bacchanalian- 
ism until a sceptic in our midst 
doubted the honorable Holmes 
knew what he was talking about. 
So we toss this hot potato to you — 
Why did YOU join the "Thursday 
Night Club"? 

"Why do I drink?", snarled Rock, 
sometimes known as U.S.M.C. 
Rothrock, "I'm tough, see? I was in 
the Marine Corps, see? All tough 
guys drink, see? How else would 
people know I'm tough, see? And I 
can drink you under the table, see? 
Don't you ever go to the movies? 
All tough guys in the movies drink 
—and I'm tough, see? Where would 
Edward G. Robinson be without his 
highball? And I'm no better than 
he is, see? Let's have another one 
— in a dirty glass!" 

Phew! -No comment on that one. 
Well now, here's a poor fellow salt- 
ing his beer by a ratHer painful (we 
imagine) process, lachrimation. 

"Come now, fellow, snap out of 
it; why did you join?" 

Pushing back the ring of encirc - 
ling "dead Indians" to make room 
for our amanuensic materials, we 
recorded the following: 

"I suppose if we are really hon- 
est with ourselves there is only one 
reason why most of us start to 
drink— to be smart! (Ah me!) At 
the rather impressionable age at 
which most of us non-veterans 
found ourselves it was easy to fol- 
low the veterans "down the alley" 
in a search for, as you say, "The 
Superlative." (Oh dear!) I would 
rather call it notoriety. 

"Second to trying to be smart, 
there is only one more reason I 
might be able to give in the final 
accounting, and that is one of lone- 
liness .(Sob!) It has been said 'wo- 
men can drive a man to drink'—- 
and I, for one, am here to testify 
that this is true. (Biggest sob of 
all— SOB!) Those are my reasons 
for joining. Personally, I get more 
fun out of the bull session and the 
fellowship than I do the beer." 

"Wimmen, wimmen, wimmen. 
What? You want to leave this testi- 
mony anonymous? How, oh how, 
will the world know how you have 

It is to be hoped that this stu- 
dent will emerge from his encoun- 
ter with Levana a better man. 

Throwing a dime on the table we 
callously pushed him aside, press- 
ing through the coterie to a suave 
imbiber, a charter member of the 
Bohemian Club , Bob Miller, who 
contributed the following: 

"Being possessed with the desire 
to be a gallant since Miss Gilles- 
pie's lecture on etiquette of a few 
years ago, I kept a sharp vigil for 
supplementary information on 
what comprises such a person. In 
Thomas Dekker I found my answer 
for from playhouses (claims he) 
let us (we gallants, that is) into a 
tavern march, where the brains of 
one hogshead may be beaten out 
to make up another. Finding play- 
houses practically non-existant, I 
entered with gallantry into the 
march and straightway joined the 
Thursday Night Club." 

Having hidden his motive with 
this clever rhetorical subterfuge, he 
smugly downed another brew as we 
approached another distinguished 
member of the Bohemian Club in 
hopes of getting a more candid 
revelation, James W. Parsons, who 
stared at us vacantly without reply 
before continuing his slumber from 
which emerged the following — 

Tremulously, through a fog of 
cigarette smoke, the absinthe-em- 
balmed voice of the interrogator 
penetrated my euphoria. "Why do 
YOU drink?" The question shat- 
tered my aplomb, and I don't mind 
saying that I am not particularly 
fond of walking around the campus 
with a shattered aplomb showing. 
In an effort to alleviate this de- 
plorable situation, I consulted the 
authoritative, "Psychology of Alco- 
holism," then subjected myself to 
the most pitiless type of introspec- 
tion. This painstaking analysis led 
to the conclusion that my libations 
may have been precipitated by one 
or more of the following: 

ti A feeling of insecurity (Eng- 
lish 26, and have YOU tried living 
on $90.00 a month?) 

2. Decollete of Dior's new gowns. 

3. Frankly, I like the stuff. 

Frankly, dear reader, we are con- 
fused and (you guessed it) will re- 
tire to the Club before attempting 
to reconcile these erudite state- 
ments with "The Superlative" since 
we do not at present feel suffici- 
ently clever, and as Dekker pointed 
out the brains of one hogshead 
must be beaten out to make up an- 

Sophomore Class 
Elects Officers for 

Coming Year 

Fifty-six sophomore students at- 
tended the first sophomore class 
meeting of the year. Although the 
attendance was less than one-fifth 
of the number of sophomores, an 
election of officers was conducted. 
It was the hope of those who at- 
tended the meeting that by having 
the class organized early in the 
year, the sophomore class will be 
able to plan many activities for 
Lebanon Valley students. 

The following officers were elect- 
ed : President; — Salvatore Fiorello ; 
Vice-President — John Chas. Smith, 
Jr.; Secretary — Geraldine Rother- 
mel; Treasurer — Stephen Crowell. 

It is the hope of the new presi- 
dent, Sal Fiorello, that more sopho- 
mores will attend the next class 
meeting and that everyone will co- 
operate in the planned activities. 



Dutchmen Prepare For F.and M« 
After Victory Over Moravian 

Anglemeyer Saves Day for Valley 
By Blocking Conversion Attempt 

Last Saturday afternoon in Leb- 
anon Stadium the Dutchmen of 
Lebanon Valley opened their 47th 
gridiron season, a season for which 
great expectations were held by 
players, coaches, and fans alike. 
Under the astute coaching of Andy 
Kerr L. V. scored an unimpressive 
21-20 victory over the twice beaten 
Moravian Greyhounds of Bethle- 
hem. The prosperous season en- 
visioned by -many Valley rooters 
was far off focus as L. V.'s defense 
against the Greyhounds was woe- 
fully weak, both in the line and on 
pass defense. Blocking, too, showed 
much room for improvement. It 
was quite evident that if the 


Dutchmen play the same type of 
game against Franklin and Mar- 
shall this Saturday, they will re- 
ceive a rude jolt in their plans for 
an undefeated season. 

The Diplomats of F. & M. have 


There was a football game played 
last Saturday afternoon in the Leb- 
anon High School Stadium. The 
Flying Dutchmen emerged victori- 
ous — how, we'll never know — by 
virtue of the big right arm of re- 
serve tackle Don Anglemeyer. An- 
other game like that and not only 
Andy Kerr will be getting grey hair 
over the fortunes of the Dutchman. 
Outplayed in the line, and in every 
department except the very impor- 
tant one of "hustle," the Blue and 

Valley Nips Moravian 21*20 
In Opening Game of Season 

Walt Gage Kicks Three Extra Points 
To Provide Slim Margin of Victory 

Sports In Shorts 

Whee! That was a close one. 21- 
20. Dame Fortune must have smiled 
pretty like on Coach Andy Kerr 
and his charges in Saturday's 
"Dust Bowl" game. 

Outplayed by a superior, furi- 
ously charging Moravian line, the 


J_i i^LiLiJtiiiji!jr( 

Cries of "Wack that ball" and 
tackle that girl," along with a few 
White "struck thrice, once from 45 cries of pain, can be heard coming 
yards out, the second from 40 yards from the hockey field behind Sher- 

out, and lastly, the play of the idan Hall. The Dutchgirls have Valley capitalized on spectacular 

game, a 65 yard runback of a Mor- been practicing for two weeks now, plays to eke out the not-to-be- 

avian punt by speedy Bob Hess. but are rather handicapped since bragged-about victory. 

Don't sell the Valley short for they do not have enough girls at scoring late in the fourth quar- 
this season, nor for the game on practices to makes two full teams, ter ^ Moravian had only to chalk up 
Saturday with the Diplomats of thus making scrimmage impossible. the extra point to make it a Uq 
Franklin & Marshall College. First This is a hint for all you girls in- ball game . T h e ball was snapped 
games have a way of misleading, terested in hockey to come out to from center into kicking position 
The Greyhounds had two tough practice, whether or not you have and Weaver , Moravian quarterback, 
games already under their belts, a had previous experience. followed through with his educat- 
very important factor, while the Q n Saturday, October 4, the L. V. ed toe. Then plucky Valley reserve 
Dutchmen were playing their first c Lassies played a practice game tackle, Don Anglemeyer, plowed 
game under Coach Andy Kerr, with the Harrisburg Hockey Club, his way through the almost im- 
about whom so much has been In the first half of the game, Jan pregnable Moravian forward de- 
Weaver, star center forward, tal- fense, lunged through the air and 
lied L. V. C.'s lone point, while 
the Harrisburg Club was held 
scoreless. The tables were turned 

deflected the pigskin just enough 
to knock it off its course. It was 
this play that preserved the win. 


The game this Saturday promises 
to be a thriller-diller. F. & M. 
trounced Swarthmore last Satur- 
day and are certainly out to take i n the second half, however, for 
the measure of the Dutchmen. The the visitors, sparked by three for- 

Presenting to you the redoubt- Valleymen must definitely iron out mer hockey players, Marty Ross, Es line charging, submarining " thru, 

one of their better teams this year. able Bm Keeler the man of mus _ some rough spots before Saturday, Eng i e , and Gush Goodman, tallied t he Greyhounds hit Valley backs 

Though little else is known about cle whQ present ' s suc h a handsome nowever - Shoddy tackling except f 0U r goals, thus making the final hard on line plays< It was in the 

Early in the game it was appar- 
ent that Moravian had the superior 

C— 1. 

air that the Dutchmen showed 

their squad other than that they figure Qn the campus of Lebanon on a few rare instances, and a wide SCO re Harirsburg— 4; L. V 

scored a 21-7 victory over Swarth- Valley College! Some of you may open pass defense are two flaws Thoge regular playerg who have their bes t offense. 

more this past Saturday, it is 
known that F. & M. as well as the 

not know Bill personally, a fact 
which you should remedy imme- 

that Coach Kerr knows he must 
repair if he is not to suffer his first 

others on the L.V. schedule, would diately f or Bm ig one of the best _ defeat at the helm of the LVC foot 
like nothing better than to "hang liked men on the entire campus . ball team. We have faith m Andy 
one on" Andy Kerr's Dutchmen. ^ ui i Kerr— need we say more! 

Among those who showed well 

returned from last year's team in- In the second quarter, Bob Hess 

* elude Ella Shultz, Ruthie Kramer, tossed an aerial to freshman back, 

Jan Weaver, Betty Slifer, in the Guy E uston, which was good for 35 

forward line, and in the backfield yards and a ^ Walt Gage eon . 

He is of inestimable value to the Amons those who showed well are Erma Gainor - Doris T £ omas > verted the first of his three extra 

Though one might surmise from Flying Dutc hmen football team for the Flying Dutchmen were the Butch Bel1 ' Ed Wlthers ' and Bonme points; his kicking proved to be the 

the gloomy picture painted of Sat- and you are missing a treat if you neW comers Bob Fischer 19 year Keller - Freshmen and upperclass- winn i n g mar gin. 

urday's game, the Dutchmen are d0 not g0 out and watch him per _ ophomre from Little Falls, N. + who ^ Ve "E,nm! To Later in this same period, Mora- 

definitely not a poor or mediocre form Bm plays one of the guard j and charley witma n, 21 year first e 'J?* w^rT Edith vian scored thru the airways to 

football squad. We have a good posit i ns and works hard on every old freshman from Lebanon, who f^f T * '„ S» SrlnH knot the score at 7-7. With time 
team! The material is there, ana play of the game- 
with Andy Kerr masterminding the 

club, Lebanon Valley is going 
places this season and they don't 
intend to have Franklin and Mar- 
shall, or anyone else, for that mat- 
ter, come up with ideas to the con- 

Krokenberger, Helen MacFarland, 

handled the end posts, in addition R ^ Qluck gue W iin ams Phyllis run ning out m tne first half > Pete 

Our blonde-haired sports person- to Marsh Gemberling and George Mq1z Isabell ' Hazner an d L ois Shet- R eulwich threw one to Charlie Wit- 

ality for the week is a junior in the Roman. ' man footing it toward the end zone 

college and is majoring in chem- 

Bill Keeler first opened his eyes 

and the Valley led, 14-7. 
The second half was only a kick- 

trary. Saturday's game may have in Pottstown, Pa., where he attend- 

been just one of those days, let's ed North Caventry High School and 

hope so anyway. excelled on the gridiron, as he is 

When' the Dutchmen take to the ™£ doing -t *„ at the VaUe He 
road Jor their l^elZZTo, 
the young season, they will again rol w P in 1040 an d nlavpri -™* 

rely heavily on the arm of Herb ^4^7^ proved a big help both on defense 

Eckenroth who is the ringmaster ° ne year 01 iootoail before entering offense) an d served notice that 

- his country's service. Bill joined the ' 


Captain Paul Mateyak proved a 
bulwark on defense, playing the Although no permanent schedule 

full game until sustaining an has yet p e «\^ off and three plays old when Mora- 

old football in ury to his ribs late augle has stated that we will play _.._ tpH n „ t L fhpir nwn hack . 
in the game. Walt Gage fought Penn Hall, Lock Haven, Millersville, vian P unted out of their own back 
hard at guard and showed an Shippensburg, a 
adeptness at place -kicking that University, 
was to prove the winning margin 

in the game. In the backfield Guy 
"Lefty" Euston, a power runner, 


glider troops and later transferred 
to the paratroops, the 17th Air- 
borne Division. His service was ter- 
minated ofter two years and nine 
months. Then he re-entered college 
last year and turned in a standout 

Men's Senate 

(Continued from Page 1) 

according to observations there 
he can't be left out of that lineup may be quite a few pote ntial can- 

when "Hammerin' " Hank DiJohn- 
son is again ready for full-time 
duty. Bob Hess played the best 
game of his LVC career, running 
and faking. He took a reverse from 

didates. The senators at this time 
expressed a determination to en- 
force the wearing of dinks and ties. 

The anual tug o' war was next 
discussed. It was decided that this 

Guy Euston in the third quarter 

and ran like a scared jackrabbit eve ^ \V VT^ ' g ° 0d fun and through the left side of the line to 

down that right side-line for the th <L trouble and of hit paydirt. This touchdown was 

holding. Four senators were select- set up b a long pass which l00 ked 

ed as captains for the two teams, 
and another was delegated to pur- 

in the Valley aerial circus, 
of L. V.'s success this coming sea- 
son will hinge on Herb's magic 
arm, as the Valley T attack stress- 
es passing. Another key performer 
in the L. V. backfield is diminutive 

Bobby Hess, whose all-around play- at d 

ing on Saturday was the one bright * 

light in the dim Valley showing. Bill is an eligible bachelor— all 

Then, too, the return to full time girls please note — and stands five touchdown that won the game, 
duty of Hank DiJohnson, L. V.'s feet ten inches, packs a very solid p e te Reulwich faked a left end 
rampant fullback, will bolster the 190 pounds on his frame, and is 23 sweep and threw to left end Char- 
team considerably. This isn't in- years old. ley Witman for the second Valley c ase rope 
tended to detract from the play- Like many others, he is still not score. It was a beautiful pass defi- 
ing of Guy Euston, who so ably sure j US t what he intends to do up- nitely establishing Pete as an im- 
ran from the fullback slot against on graduation in 1949, but he has portant backfield replacement, 
the "Hounds." You won't find many hopes of doing something in chem- An interesting incident occurred tion of a list of dorm residents for 
teams with a pair of fullbacks to istry r biological research. late in the game when Walt Gage tne telephone room, and a not-so- 
match DiJohnson and Euston. outstanding young man that he hobbled off the field with an in- incidental discussion of a possible 
rr^ coott1 q tn i= handsome Bill is sure to bp a jured leg. Jim Davis, the oldest remedy for a generally agreed crisis 
have the" moTt worrie n"i £c£S " ! er h attempt to man on the s 9 uad, ran in to re- in the dining hall The eonunents 
have beTn The pllgue of the for- do. Here's to a great guy and a Place him. Bill Keeler, the other ^If^J^Z^^f 
ward wall and it looks as though standout pigskin performer. 

nd Susquehanna y ard t0 the L - v - 30 > wh " e 

Euston stood awaiting the ball, tie 

grabbed it and started for the far 
sideline as Bob Hess cut behind 
him. Euston tossed a lateral and 
the Lebanon boy flashed 70 yards 
for the score. 

Now the Valley had a comfort- 
able 21-7 lead, but the Moravian 
line swung into action on a 75 yard 
drive which netted the gridders 
from Bethlehem seven more points. 
They made it 21-20 late in the 
fourth quarter when Weaver went 

Then followed other incidental 
business including Senate finances 
and the possibility of the installa- 

guard, saw him coming, and not the food are stricken off the record, 

like the real thing until Euston 
came streaking up from behind th e 
haul down Deetz, the receiver. 

With the score 21-20, the stage 
was set for the Valley fans to ra»s 
from their seats for the first tifl^ 
in an otherwise spiritless day- & 
glemeyer rushed through t& 
breach, blocked the try, and tjj 
Blue and White followers fin aH 
exercised their vocal chords. - 

ias { 

that jinx is still on. Bob Shaak, 
Valley left tackle, came up with a 
bad knee against Moravian and 
may miss Saturday's game. 
Bill Keeler, who played a great deal 

Showing badly the need of ^ 
having seen Gage leave the game, but K was decided that a represen- year's leading ground gainer a 

Va 1 ' 

Andy Kerr's Movies 

(Continued from Page 1) 

of effective guard for L.V last year, served. Dur- 

and Paul Mateyak the team cap- beer p ^ 

tain, have spent the better part of _ q T 1qH1o £ n n ««n.n,P, 

with the sterling play of f 00 *' ^ 
which was expected of then* 

Next week against F. and M 

took it for granted that the substi- tative should visit Mr. Donmoyer scorer, Henry DiJohnson, the 
tution was for him, as he, too, was in behalf of those of us who fear leyites did not provide the 
limping around there on the field. of a shrinking waist line. The seem- 
and took off for the sidelines. Mor- in S alacrity on the part of those 
Following the program, birch avian then ran a play, and the concerned in heeding Mr. Truman's 

Dutchmen were caught with one of P lea for conservation was noted, 
were their players down, if you get what The talk next diverting to the 
Both made available to all non-members we mean. The play gained a yard now past freshman "sweat session" val. With one game 1u.1v.~- . or 
training on ' .. h with the hope that come rush- or two. Coach Andy Kerr called your reporter took his leave in or- belts and last week's mistakes 

fhPr week's 1 Dractice behind week, early in November, Kalo will frantically to Bill and finally Bill der to meet the deadline. He was ed out, the men from L. V. &° 
them should be tough customers still be the strongest organization heard and hurried back into the invited to drop in again at any make the Diplomats earn their 
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Green Blotter Club Plans 
To Admit New Members 

Members of All Class Standings 
Invited to Submit Manuscripts 

Keen competition, especially among the upperclassmen, has resulted 
from the announcement by the Green Blotter Club that this year vacan- 
cies exist not only in the freshman class group, but in the senior, junior, 
and sophomore classes as well. 

The Green Blotter, a group whose membership is narrowed to the 

{our people of each class who sub- 

mit, in a yearly competition, the 
manuscripts which the club feels 
to be of the highest literary merit, 
meets monthly at the home of their 
adviser, Dr. George G. Struble, to 
discuss trends in writing and pres- 
ent original manuscripts for criti- 

Students of Lebanon Valley who 
wish to try out for membership 
should prepare any type of manu- 
script, either prose or poetry, and 
place it in the hands of either Dr. 
Struble or the Rev. Bruce Souders 
before October 28. The material 
taust not be typewritten, but, of 
course, must be legible. 

Stories and poems presented to 
^ club must be original and 
toould contain the name and class 
Ending of the author on a separ- 
a te piece of paper, clipped to the 
kst of the manuscript. All work 
be judged strictly on literary 
"fcrtt and the present members of 
: Gr een Blotter will not know whose 
l^nuscript is whose at the time of 
*%ng. Any story whose author is 
^ wn. to a member of the club will 
Somatically be eliminated from 

, ^he manuscripts may be of any 
J! g th in any medium of literary 
Session: the short story, the po- 
> the essay, the novel (first 
apter only in case of the latter) , 
• p reshmen are asked, however, 

"at to 

submit high school orations. 

^ deadline is October 28; judg- 
ter ^ take P lace immediately af- 
time, and those 

Legionnaires Hold 
Business Meeting; 
Officers Elected 

New Members and More 

Entertainment Discussed 

The first in a series of monthly 
meetings of the Lebanpn Valley 
College Legionnaires was held on 
Thursday, October 9, at the Ann- 
ville Legion Headquarters. The 
highlights of the gathering, among 
other issues, were the election of 
officers, the yearly dues, and ar- 
rangements to make plans for a 
dinner-dance, which will be forth- 
coming in the not too distant fu- 

Veterans, who are non-membe r, 
were invited to attend the meet- 
ing, and it is hoped that there v/ill 
be many new members this year. 
For those new veteran-students 
who have considered becoming 
members of the organization but 

(Continued on Page 4) 

Dr. Struble Will 
Speak In Sunbury 

To Read Paper Published 
During the Past Summer 




"^^^Zm^^ZZHHL Complete Details Of Acceptance Remain 

Shrouded In Deep Secrecy As Kalo Waits 

In response to the published request of the Kalo Literary Society, 
self-acknowledged "only men's organization on campus," ancient and 
decrepit Phi Lambda Sigma, the Men's organization on campus, lifted 
one dangling foot from the grave, took a drink of the Elixir of Life, and 
breathed again. The grand occasion was a reorganization meeting held 

by a nucleus of former members, 

duly attired in their Sunday 
shrouds in deference to Kalo's de- 
signation. Amid an aura of ghast- 
ly ghostliness, the poor departed 
held a brief election to select offi- 
cers to head the group for the com- 
ing year. Bob Grover will head Phi 
Lambda as President, assisted by 
Bob Uhrich, Vice-President; Ash 
Edelman, Secretary; and George 
Haines, treasurer. 
The gathering spirits were great- 



16— Annual Clio Hike. Leave 

North Hall steps at 5:00. 
16 — Rec Hour in the College 

Gym— 6:30 to 7:30. 
16 — Thursday Fellowship Hour 

in Philo Hall at 7:30. 

Hobby Program. 
/ 17— Pep Rally at the old football 

field sponsored by Kalo. 
18— Dad's Day. 

18 — Football game with Mt. St. 
Mary's in Lebanon High 
School Stadium. 

18 — Rec Hour in the College 

Gym— 6:30 to 7:30. 

19 — Vespers in the College 

Church at 6:15. Worship 
through music. 

20 — Special Business Meeting of 

Clio Literary Society in 
Clio Hall at 7:30. 

21 — Rec Hour in the College 

Gym— 6:30 to 7:30. 
21 — Annual Delphian Hike. 

November 12 meeting of 


"Mozart's Librettist in Sunbury" 
will be the subject of a talk by Dr. 
iw ™s time, and those gaining George G. Struble on Thursday, Oc- 
pr esi ^ ersm P will be notified by the tober 16, at a meeting of the Nor- 
Sl + Gnt 0f the club in time to at ~ thumberland County Historical So- 
i,. the Nnvpmhpr 19 mpptintr nf c i e ty in Sunbury. A popularized 

version of the paper which Dr. 
Struble will read was published 
during the past summer in Com- 
monwealth Magazine. 

Lorenzo DaPonte had written lib- 
rettos for Mozart's opera before 
coming to America. While living in 
Sunbury he served the community 
as a grocer, but later moved to New 
York City where he operated a 
book store. DaPonte was the pio- 
neer who first introduced the Ital- 
ian Opera to the music lovers of 
iC t y ° Ur fathers. Boarding stu- America. He also taught Italian at 
Ik} ' d °tt't forget the banquet Columbia University, having the 
■U pr °gram m the evening, distinction of being the first teach- 
11 s er of Italian in institutions of 

higher learning. 

Welcome, dadsi 


the ^ Day ' 

men! Don't forget 
being sponsored by 
. on Saturday, Oc- 
st^ 18 - D ay students and dorm 
to t f. rits alike, bring your dads 
lt t ^ e game on Saturday with 
^eci Mai *y' s - There will be a 
^ al section reserved for you 

ftts ° Ur fatners - Boarding stu- 
tli^ ' don't forget the banquet 
pr ogram in the evening, 
^ow them a good time) 

Life Work Recruits 
Adopt 4-Pt. Program 

Committee Appointed 
To Distribute Pamphlets 

To create a Christian atmosphere 
on campus in close coordination 
with the Y cabinets was the plan 
that was adopted by the Life Work 
Recruits at their first meeting of 
the year 

This program, which was broken 
down into a four-point plan, would 
run side by side with that of the 
Y's. It was decided to use their 
meetings for another purpose other 
than that of business. At the meet- 
ings in the future, discussions o 
forums of topics related to Chris- 
tian work and the Church would be 
used. A committee with Roger 
Keech at its head was appointed to 
take care of the work. 

Building a Christian attitude or 
atmosphere on campus was the 
second point. To carry out this 
plan, a committee under Burneil 
Kessel was appointed. This com- 
mittee would distribute a copy of 
the daily devotional booklet, The 
Upper Room, to all the rooms of 
the dormitories on campus as well 
as the rooms of the day students 
in town. 

Plans for one outside project — 
the distribution of gifts and carol- 
ing at Christmas time in either an 
orphanage or an old people's home 
—was approved by the group. 

The policy for deputations was 
presented to the group. This policy 
was similar to that one used in 
previous years, except that a light- 

(Continued on Page 2) 

Valley Reinstated 
In Pennsylvania 
Debating Society 

Represented at Debate 
Meeting by Mr. Souders 

During the meeting of the De- 
bating Association of Pennsylvania 

Colleges held on October 4th, Leba- ly disturbed about an article in last 

non Valley College was reinstated week's LA VIE. In a spirit of genu- 

to membership after a lapse of sev- ine generosity, Kalo published an 

eral years upon the payment of a offer of a blanket challenge to the 

ten dollar fee. The meeting was late lamented Phi Lambda to dis- 

held at 1:30 P. M. in the Senate inter themselves from the grave 

Caucus Room at Harrisburg, and and return to haunt them. The 

was attended by Mr. Bruce Souders, challenge proposed some sort of 

speech instructor at Lebanon Val- competition between the two in an 

ley. effort to revive flagging campus 

The president of the D.A. of P.C., spirit. The choice as to the exact 

Dr. John D. Makosky, of Western nature of the competition was left 

Maryland College, conducted the to the challenged. Though Kalo, as 

meeting. In his address Dr. Makos- Pni Lambda's baby brother natur- 

ky advocated a new movement to all y nas a weaker voice it stirred 

popularize debates in college com- up enough volume to make itself 

munities. This is to be done by the heard through the underground 

institution of variety in the form and literally turned the spirits in 

and subject matter of the debates their graves. The result was Mon- 

and by the increase of discussion day's meeting 
time (additional rebuttal) . 

Within the next week students 
will be asked to register for de- 
bating. If sufficient interest is dem- 
(Continued on Page 2) 

Rutledge Announces 
Glee Club Members 

Has High Hopes 
For Good Year 

By this time it is no doubt being 
heard around campus through 
ghostly whispers that Phi Lambda 
Sigma will accept the challenge. In 
answer to the child who scribbled 
on the bottom of the meeting no- 
tice that he thought it would re- 
quire more men and brains than 
Phi Lambda can muster, the 
ghosts replied that, "there is a lot 
more room for brains in empty 
heads than there is in fat ones like 

After a lengthy discussion upon 
the subject the deceased departed 
for their earthy dwelling-places. 

Professor Rutledge last week an 
nounced the names of this year's An air f se crecy surounded the 
Glee Club members. According to (Continued on Page 4) 

the congenial director, prospects 
for a good singing group look very 
bright, even at this early stage, but 

he would give no further comments gt uc jents Receive Charges 

until he has held a few rehearsals 1 

Three LVC Pre-Theological 

Selected after a series of audi- 
tions were the following: sopranos. 
Mary Jane Eckert, Sidney Garver- 

Three Lebanon Valley pre-theo- 
olgical students have received ap- 
pointments to preach in churches 
in this vicinity. Philip Strickler 

ich, Mary Louise Horst, Nancy Lucz, ^ return to Jones town, where he 
Beatrice Royer, Joyce Carpenter, gerved last yea r, while Jacob Ear- 
Doris Eckert, Mary Fuhrman, An- hart win take cha rge of the Leba- 
nese Read, Joanna Norris; contral- non Memorial Church. Donald Zei- 
tos: Jo Ann Ashway, Barbara Metz- derg ^ prea ch at Grantville and 
ger, Constance Nester, Mary Cath- Canada Hill. 

erine Wolf, Anne Shroyer, Mary These charges were assigned at 

Edelman, Betty Ruth Jones, Joyce the annual Conference of East 

Meadows, Mildred Neff, Vera Boy- Pennsylvania which was held in 

er; tenors: Perry Bruaw, Joseph Harrisburg, September 25, and have 

Campanella, William Forbes, Ken- been announced in the Conference 

(Continued on Page 4) Herald. 




LA VIE COLLEGIENNE Circulation Sparks 

Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 3 

Thursday, October 16, 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college 
year, except holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students 
of Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Inter- 
collegiate Press. National advertising is secured through the National 
Advertising Service, Inc., College Publishers Representative, New York, 
N. Y. 


With Tongue in Check 
What Else? 

For the past two editions of LA VIE we have withheld the editorial 
pen from the subject of food in the vain hope that steps then being 
taken would somewhat alleviate the universally agreed crisis in the din- 
ing hall. Due to the facts that divers persons other than we are trying 
to bring about culinary improvement and that this piece must needs be 
written several days before publication, we realize, and sincerely hope, 
that changes will have been brought about making this effort unnec- 
essary. But as that seems unlikely, here are a few bits of food for 
thought that anyone interested might like to digest along with the 
sometimes indigestible table fare. 

The administration seems to be in complete sympathy with our 
plight. The presidents of the Jiggerboard and of the Men's Senate have 
been assured of action in our behalf. It has been implied, at least, that 
the dietitian is restricted to no rigid budget. It would seem, therefore, 
that the blame for poor menus, the items of which are often poorly 
prepared, may be laid directly at her feet. 

At least one, if not both, of the cooks believe that we should have 
more and better food. 

Let us say then in conclusion that we blame one person only for 
what at times becomes an almost unspeakable condition. If steps are 
not taken to improve our fare, and soon, we will undertake to circulate 
a petition asking those in authority to do so— if necessary, to ask for 
that person's resignation. 

Dear Editor, 

For the first time in history since 
suffrage the woman has held a 
prominent position in American 
history. Why is the American wo- 
man in the limelight? Has an Am- 
erican woman made a flight to the 
moon? Is an American woman a 
candidate for the presidency? No, 
it isn't anything as simple as all 
that. The national question today 
concerning women involves only a 
few inches of material added to the 
lower extremities of the females' 
skirts. This seemingly small matter 
has reached the point of national 
discussion. Several years ago there 
was the "zoot-suit" rage, but the 
women took it all with a grain of 
salt, and it died a natural death. 
Why then are all the men so wor- 
ried about the "calf lengths?" Do 
they fear that it will become a per- 
manent thing? Do men think that 
this will eliminate their chances 
for those low whistles, and eventu- 
ally their vocal cords will become 
inactive? No, fellows, it isn't as bad 
as all that; it's just that we girls 
want a little change. This is a dem- 
ocratic nation and "calf lengths" 
are defintely more democratic, in 
that they make girls appear more 
equal. With knee length dresses on- 
ly about one girl in ten had nice 
enough legs to wear them favor- 
ably, but with "calf lengths" the 
beauty of female anatomy appear 
pretty much the same. So, have 
courage, men, it won't last forever. 
And who knows? You may like 

Virginia Shipley. 



(Continued from Page 1) 
onstrated, teams will be organized 
and operated on a limited schedule. 
It is a posibility that L. V. will 
enter teams on both the affirmative 
and the negative side of the ques- 
tion, which question, incidentally, 
was not decided at the aforemen- 
tioned meeting. Concerning the 
registration of those interested; 
classroom announcements will be 
made in advance of the time set. 



Being the Great American Spy Story 

(Ed. Note— This is the third helping of a four-part cereal ) 

EPISODE III England town. One day in the i^, 

(What Has Gone Before — Four market, he had noticed a grocer 

toothless gestapo agents, recently loading five crates of Clapp- S Jun 

arrived in the country, have kid- ior Foods into his delivery t ru ck 

napped the body of a prominent Knowing the grocer slightly, he 

former president of the United had joshed him by remarking that 

States from its tomb at Mt. Vernon, someone must either have a l ot 0{ 

Concealing it at an unknown loca- youngun's running around or th at 

tion, they demand in exchange for little kids sure must have big a p Pe . 

its safe return a sum of American tites these days. The grocer repi ied 

money sufficient to purchase many that it sure must be true that little 

supplies from the neutral countries, ki ds have big appetites since he 

thus prolonging the war. Lt. Gen. had never seen any kids running 

Gregory Gable, head of the U. S. around the place he delivered the 

counter-spies, has been commis- stuff to. He guessed that there was 

sioned by the president to foil this 3 ust one kid who kept to himself 

fiendish trick by using every meth- ^ost of the time and who sure did 

od at his command. The reason have a big appetite. Why," the 

that the spies had all their teeth grocer continued Ive taken 

pulled before coming on this mis- enou § h stuf * out to that house i n 

sion still remains a mystery.) the past few weeks to feed f 0Ur 

grown men. 

: . , Suddenly it dawned on the agent 

After three weeks had passed, ^ ^ foe & clug «« 

Gen. Gable was still unable to re- whereabouts of the four tooth 

port to the president that he had men hg had received orders tQ 

succeeded in breaking the case Qn ^ lookout fQf clappIg 

With a carefree gesture so typical Foodg wQuld fee ^ ^ 

of himself, Greg admitted that ne tWng tootWess 

men would eat. Cas- 

was stumped. It seemed as though 
Operation Dracula— the code name 
the president had suggested for the 
affair— was to end badly for the 
United States. 

ually he had inquired when these 
orders first started coming. The 
grocer had replied since early in 

Several days later he had follow- 
The sinister gestapo agents had gd fee gVQCer when hg dmmA 

carefully covered their tracks at another load of the foods Theh . 

every turn. Even checking all the destination had been an old farm _ 

_ - w , „ . _ . dentist's offices m the nation to house nestlted in the foot hiUs of 

What'S COOklll 9 DOC? discover whether four strangers Maine 

had ordered false teeth proved 

The agent was now awaiting fur- 

fruitless. ther orderSj Greg concluded 

Greg knew what failure in this breathless i y . < Tm sur e that this is 

mission meant. They would trans- Jt> Mr President; > he added omi . 

fer him to the Air Cadets. He had nously 

to admit, however, that if he failed (<I think you > re rightj General, 

to crack the case he would deserve but> Qf course » he add) L d ligh tly, 

such a fate, for he would have left <<you , n haye tQ ghow me „ 

Life Work Recruits 

(Continued from Page 1) 

er program will be used due to the 
heavy amount of work that was 
done last year. Jerry Kleppinger, 
the chairman, announced that the 
first deputation would be on Sun- 
day morning, October 12, at the Al- 
lentown E.U.B. Church. Joseph 
Smith was appointed to be in 
charge of the program for the 
Rally Day service. 

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics 
— labs, labs, and more labs. For the 
information of the freshman that 
is the explanation of all the wierd 
noises and odors that emanate 
from the vicinity of the north side 
of of the Ad Building. An experi- 
ment being performed by two ar- 
dent enthusiasts of Chemistry also 
explains the disappearance of the 
new piece of pottery (price $5.95 as 
marked) which was purchased for 
the purpose of receiving your used 
cigarettes, from the back door of 
the Chem Department. It seems it 
was just the right thing in which 
to make methyl red. And, speaking 
of the Chem lab, all persons finding 
themselves in that vicinity should 
beware — Weiman and Sheetz are 
about to begin their first experi- 
ment of the year. 

Possibly we need a guide service 
on the third floor for the fresh- 
men. One of them wandered into 
embryology lab by mistake the oth- 
er day. How confusing to be hunt- 
ing a notochord instead of an am- 
oeba. Embryology lab gives the 
semblance of a quaker meeting ex- 
cept that the girls' side of the room 
does not observe the traditional si- 
lence. Girls, when will you get 
those drawings done? 

The new Bacteriology lab is oc- 
cupying most of Dr. Light's extra 
time these days. He has the prob- 
lem of squeezing all his equipment 
and students into a space forty by 
eleven feet. 

Measurements, calculations and 
significant figures are uppermost in 
the minds of all budding young 
physicists these days. Bill Moore 
is just about going gray trying to 
teach the novices the proper way 
to measure. Oh, yes, don't forget 
that slide rule! 

And so the L.V.C. laboratory sea- 
son gets under way. Everyone is 
anxiously awaiting the opening of 
the new building and two chem- 
istry and one biology labs. The im- 
proved working conditions will help 
us to learn better. 

the land of his birth down in its 

"Certainly, sir. I'll leave tonight 

hour of need. for Maine with all the troops I can 

As the routine reports trickled in, muster." 
Greg paced the floor nervously, "Maine, you say?" the president 
smoking one cigarette after anoth- queried. "I might have known those 
er. The door of the outer office Republicans would offer them shel- 
opened. A WAC coyly slithered into ter. Oh, well, I'm glad you have 
the room. "Ah begs youh pard'n, something to work on Greg; 1 
hon'y, but Ah got a repoht here couldn't have stalled them much 
that Ah thinks y'all should see. It's longer." 

the most peculiah thing that Ah "By the way," he added as an 
eveh laid eyes on, sho' nuff." after-thought, "have you any idea 
Greg took the report with a care- why these German agents had a 1 
free gesture. Then, after dismiss- their teeth pulled? It must have 
ing the girl with a curt nod of his some bearing on the case." 
head and muttering, "You'd think "No, sir, I have no idea what i 
these people from Brooklyn could means," admitted Greg. "It's pr^* 
at least learn to talk English," he ably some fiendishly clever contfl " 
anxiously scanned the paper. As his ance to work mischief tho." 
eyes traveled down the sheet, his 

UVyU UU W Ul IV lllldUlIlCJ. 

He glanced at the calendar o» 

face grew flushed. "This is it," he his desk. 

cried to himself. "This is the break 
we needed." 

"By this time two days from 


I hope we'll have the answer t0 

He grabbed the phone, and asked that question." ■ 

I hope so," concluded the P^ 

the operator for the president's pri- 
vate extension. In a matter of sec- 
onds, he heard the hardy voice of 
the chief executive answer, "Yes?" 

Feverishly Greg explained the 
latest developments in the case. 
Halfway through his report, the 
president interrupted him. "I can't 
hear you, Greg; hold on a min- 

dent wearily. "Good huntm*" 

Greg -" a the 

No sooner had Greg replace* 1 

phone, than he grabbed anoy ^ 

extension. "Hello, George? T opS 

Greg. I want some picked tro 

for a big job— for a very b . ig fotl r 

They must be ready to leave in * 

hours. What? I want to & 

them on a hunting party wittl eVe r 

The eamp's thp hi freest I' ve 

As the young general waited, he P 
heard his commander-in-chiefs ™ e e ™ e * the blggest 
voice on the other end of the line ' 
bark harshly, "For pity's sake, go (To be concluded) 

somewhere else to practice those m < 

scales. I can't hear a word on the 
phone." The voice then resumed 
its customary calmness. "Now what 
were you saying, general?" 
In growing excitement, Greg cattle industry. If all the 


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Pete Reulwich picking up 
the ten yard line. Those 

some yardage during the Valley's fourth quarter drive which F. and M. halted on 
black eyes aren't a result of rough play, but burnt cork to protect the players' eyes 
from the sun. 

Flying Dutchmen Fall Before 
Superior F. & M. Gridders 

Outmanned Valley Men Threaten 
Diplomats Only With Passing 

The day was beautiful. The sky 
clear, the sun warm, a holiday spir- 
it exuding from the crowd. On the 
L. V. side of the field Blue and 
White followers had arrived long 
before game time, intent upon hav- 
ing revenge upon the enemy who 
so undiplomatically visited the 
Annville campus the night before. 

As game time neared the bands 
marched on to the field, greeted by 
cheers and applause from both 
sides of the stadium. Shortly after 
the bands came the teams: L.V. in 
their dark blue and F. and M. in 
a dazzling white. The stage was 
now set for the opening curtain. 

At 2:35 the curtain went up and 
the tragedy began. This time the 
villain was to triumph and the 
hero to be pushed all over the 
joint. There was no doubt as to 
which team was the stronger. 

Taking the ball after a punt, the 
F - and M. team went right on down 
the field for a TD. But our hero 
stove off three attacks on his door- 
step before the villain crashed over 
f rom the six-inch line. One of the 
villain's cronies, a former Little 
America end, Iannecelli by name, 
kicked the first of four successful 

. *n the second period, the deluge 

c ame. a full 21 points. Our hero 

list couldn't cope with the enemy s 

attack. Through the air, over the 

gr °und he came on. Charging, run- 

nin g, throwing, the attack contin- 

Dr. Light Attends 

F. A. of S. Meeting 

People around campus have been 
telling Doctor Light about seeing 
his picture in the Reading Railroad 
Magazine. No, the good doctor has 
not taken up a new profession; 
further investigation revealed that 
he was one of the members of the 
Pennsylvania Academy of Science 
to visit the new Shamokin spur 
track near Selinsgrove. This oc- 
curred at the summer meeting of 
the organization held at Susque- 
hanna University. The spur was of 
interest to the Academy because of 
rock strata and fossils discovered 

Other members on campus of the 
Academy of Science include Dr. 
Lynch, Professors Black and Der- 
ickson, as well as quite a few of 
the student body. However, none 
of these was so fortunate as to 
have been immortalized as was Dr. 
Light, president of the society. He 
was formerly secretary-treasurer, 
which position he held for eleven 

L Club Holds Meeting 
Retains Old Officers 

Lebanon Valley's L Club held its 
first meeting of the new year last 
Thursday night. Plans were dis- 
cussed for the annual dance which 
takes place the night of Homecom- 
ing Day. Further news will be 
available in several weeks. 

The Club is running under the 
leadership of the officers who were 
elected last spring. For the benefit 
of those who are not familiar with 
their names, following is the list: 
Rinso Marquette, president; Ptle 
Gamber, vice president; Charlie 
Miller, secretary; and Paul Mate- 
yak, treasurer. 


until by half-time the score 

risen to 28-0. The Blue and 
^ te > meanwhile, had managed 
.% once to cross the 50-yard line 


a short skirmish into enemy 

p erh: 

te rritory. 

^ -laps the villain thought he 
^Uld ease U p in the act as 

f: Ser *t in a second-string hack- 
ly d who acted as if they owned 
jj Place. Two gay deceivers, Ash- 
ty er and Watson, acted as if they 

Put 6 mad at tne wnole wor l d and 
tott ° n a ^wo-man show that would 


^ishinsky and Molotov in the. 

eu r class. 
■ fina 

F act is, this part of the per- 


e final act did not have a cli- 

formance was not needed. The vil- 
lain stole the show, ran away with 
the hero's girl, and the show was 
pronounced a flop by all critics. 

Talking straight football, L.V. 
out of its class and F. & M. had a 
superior offense conducted by very 
clever players. L.V.'s line could not 
stand up under the punishment 
meted out to it. The only thing 
gained by the Dutchmen was the 
experience garnered by playing 
against a team as that of the Dip- 

One bright spot for the Valley- 
ites was in the third quarter when 
an aerial offensive began to click. 
It was during this advance the Blue 
and White made their first first 
down of the contest and marched 
inside the F. and M. 15, only to be 
stopped by an intercepted pass be- 
hind the goal line. This was the 
only threat by Coach Kerr's men 
all afternoon. 

Annual Conference Held 
By Evan. U.B. Church 

Our newly formed Evangelical 
United Brethren Church held its 
annual conference at the State 
Street United Brethren Church of 
Harrisburg, Penna. The conference 
convened on the twenty-ninth of 
September and was adjourned on 
the second of October. The session 
this year was quite important be- 
cause there were many problems 
arising from the union of the two 

There were a number of import- 
ant pastoral changes made. Among 
them was the transfer of the Rev. 
Harry J. P. Himmelberger, recent 
graduate of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, from Lickdale to a better 
charge at Cressona. 

At the close of the session it was 
decided that next year's conference 
be held at Mt. Joy. 

Librarians Attend 
Regional Conference 

Miss Helen Myers and Miss Es- 
ther Shenk attended the Regional 
Library Conference which was held 
in Baltimore, Maryland, from Oc- 
tober 9-11. The main topic was 
"The Education of This Genera- 
tion." Two of the speakers were 
Leland Stowe and Rabbi Wise. Mr. 
Stowe spoke about atomic energy 
and Rabbi Wise about racial rela- 
tionships. There were also other 
speakers who spoke on specific 
phases of library work. 

The Campus Is Talking About . . • 

DATE- A-TEERS— -"Bert" Barbini and Jim Murray have been enjoying 
daily sessions in the Library recently — what would Ronnie say about 
this, Bert? Steady as the "Rock of Gibraltar" are the romances of 
Janet Weaver and "Marsh" Gemberling, Dottie Thomas and Charles 
Gaul, "Gerry" Rothermel and Bob Howard, and, of course, Joanne 
Kessler and Art Bodden — all proving that one and one can still add 
up to a very happy two-some. 

CONSERVE -ATISMS — Johnny "Red" Adams making pleasant "listenin' " 
for the cash customers at several local bistros; Tommy Schaak's 
good taste in women currently evidenced in his attractive blond 

fiancee Vera Boyer giving all the lads a break at the Friday 

night "Wreck" ho\irs M. J. Eckert and "Bob" Streepy seem to 

have more than music in common FLASH — E. Schultz and G. 

Roman reconciled. 

WONDERINGS — Who can enlighten us as to the dark-haired charmer 
our ex-farmer, Clair Wagner, has been steadying — is it wedding bells 
we hear? Has that well-known "spark" been cooling off between 

Marian Geib and Jim Welhelm? Nancy Wall's good-looking 

escort at the recent football games attracting loads of attention 

It can't be too much fun for Jane Reed to be a "waterboy widow" at 

the games, while "Red" Schwalm dispenses H20 Elaine Frock 

being very pleasant to a new addition to our campus, known simply 

as "Pat." weren't some of the residents of the Men's Dorm. 

surprised to see Carolyn's shoes under Bob Sourbier's bed, but Caro- 
lyn on the bed, does this come under the heading of ART 

ah, for the life of a model! 

BY THE WAY, have you bought your "chain letter"— if not, contact 
Henry Deens immediately! 


Can you name one thing that cost a nickel years ago, 
that still costs a nickel today, and that is actually better 
value for your nickel now than it was then? 

We can. 

It's the local telephone call that you can make when you 
drop a nickel in the slot of a pay telephone. 
You get speedier service . . . you can talk to more people, 
more naturally and hear more clearly ... and both the 
equipment you see and the equipment you don't see are 
amazingly improved. 

To improve the quality of telephone service is a constant 
objective of the telephone business ... and it is because 
we have never lost sight of this objective that you enjoy 
good telephone service at low cost. 




Juniors Belatedly 
Hold Elections 

Class Officers and 
Quittie Staff Chosen 

Quite a surprising number of 
members of the dilatory junior 
class turned out Thursday two 
weeks ago to do a job which should 
have been taken care of last year. 
The delay in electing a Quittie edi- 
tor and business manager was caus- 
ed in part by failure of enough jun- 
iors to attend class meetings to get 
anything accomplished. The task 
of Martha Matter, editor, and Bill 
Yingst, business manager, will be 
doubly hard because of this fail- 

The juniors also elected their 
class officers. Glenn Hall is the new 
president. A tie between Joe Fior- 
ello and Harry Hoffman for vice- 
president was voted off last week, 
Harry being the winner. Joanne 
Kessler was chosen secretary and 
Al Hildebrand, treasurer. 

W.A.A. Plans Annual 
Hike for Freshmen 

The W. A. A. is making plans for 
a hike to be held October 28. Com- 
mittees for it will be appointed in 
the near future. Big plans are in 
the making for this hike and all 
freshmen are urged to attend. 

Last year's members are also 
urged to turn in their points to 
Kitty Rhoads, the secretary. 

Since there are no definite plans 
for the hike at the present time, 
more information concerning it will 
be either posted on the bulletin 
board or announced in the next 
issue of the LA VIE. 

Interclass Rivalry 
To Be Proven Afield 

Freshmen, here is your chance 
to get revenge on the sophs. The 
Men's Senate gave a last minute 
news items to the effect that the 
Frosh-Soph annual football game 
will be held November 1st. They 
received permission Monday night, 
and at the next meeting will make 
all of the necessary plans. 

Last year the game was played 
in December. This year it is being 
brought up a month in an attempt 
to have two games. The winner of 
this first game will play a team (if 
they form one) of Juniors and Sen- 
iors combined. That game will be 
held after Thanksgiving. More in- 
formation will be printed after the 
Senate convenes next Monday. 

Roaring Philo 

(Continued from Page 1) 

meeting and the ghosts proved 
rather incommunicable. However, 
they did promise to reveal the na- 
ture of their choice before the ap- 
pointed deadline. And overheard 
muttered remarks mentioned, "get- 
ting in shape," questions about the 
weather, and queries about the 
length of time it would take to in- 
duct Andy Kerr into Phi Lambda 
Sigma. As this paper goes to press 
any other information remains 
buried in the deepest recesses of 
minds open only to mediums. 

Rabbi Reuben Magill 
To Address Psychos 

Rabbi Reuben J. Magill of Bethel 
Temple, Harrisburg, will review 
"Peace of Mind" at the first regu- 
lar session of the Psychology Club 
which will take place Wednesday, 
October 22. 

Bob Sourbier was elected presi- 
dent of the club at an organi- 
zational meeting held during 
the activity period on October 2. 
The other officers chosen were: 
Leonard Cohen, vice president; 
Jane Reed, secretary; and Ethel 
Mae Beam, treasurer. Professor 
Castetter has been asked to act as 
the club's advisor. This position 
was formerly held by Doctor Bailey. 

Except for October, meetings will 
be held on the third Monday of 
each month from 7:00 until 9:00 in 
the day student room of South 
Hall. Revision of the constitution 
and rules is contemplated. 

Glee Club 

(Continued from Page 1) 

neth Sampson, Joseph Kolwi:z 
Paul Broome, Richard Moyer, 
George Ritner, Joseph Rojahn, 
Douglas Earich; basses: Robert 
Doyle, Joseph Dubs, Robert Mar- 
quette, Gilbert Snyder, Adrian 
Bamberger, Asher Edelman, Russell 
Getz, Kermit Kiehner, Robert 
Shultz, Walter Kohler. The accom- 
panist will again be Dorothy 

With the Dutchmen 

Now it can be told! Even the 
most rabid Lebanon Valley fan 
hardly dared hope for a victory 
last Saturday. But the 41-0 romp 
that followed was hard to take and 
shocking indeed. F. & M. just had 
too much on the well-known ball 
for the Valley, and even their third 
team was potent enough to pour 
over a touchdown, but by then, the 
Valley men were so far behind that 
it didn't matter and they were us- 
ing second and third stringers by 
that late stage also. 

The Valley took a severe trounc- 
ing from a far superior F. & M. out- 
fit. So, all-powerful were the 
Diplomat ground maneuvers 
that they only attempted ten 
passes, of which just two were 
successful. Dick Eisenhour, 
third Valley quarterback, had 
tough luck on two passes, both be- 
ing intercepted, the one deep in his 
own territory. 

This was a tough game for Coach 
Andy Kerr, also, losing to a former 
pupil of his, Charley Soleau, F. & 
M. mentor, who learned his foot- 
ball as a blocking back at Colgate 
under Kerr several years ago. 

Several Valley men were badly 
mauled in the game, although the 
team as a whole took a terrific 
shellacking. Fightin' Bill Keeler 
sustained another ankle injury 
that is bound to impair his efficien- 
cy for Saturday's game. 

Bob Shaak, injured in last week's 
Moravian encounter, is probably 
out for the season and was re- 
placed by Don Anglemeyer, second- 
string tackle, who saved last 
week's game with a blocked extra 
point. try. With this exception, the 
lineup was the same as the one 
that took the field last week, Coach 
Andy Kerr saw how the situation 
stood and wisely elected to let full- 
back Hank DiJihnson set out the 
game and reserve himself for more 
important encounters. George 
Stone has a bad leg that will prob- 
ably make his play this week very 
doubtful. ; 

The 37 yard runback of a kick-off 
by Bob Hess was the Valley's chief 
claim to the spotlight of the game, 
but even that backfired when he 
fumbled and the ball was recover- 
ed by the Diplomats on their own 

This Saturday the Flying Dutch- 
men meet Mt. St. Mary's, whom 
they trounced last year 38-6, and 


# Chesterfield 




Copyright 1947. Liggett & Myurs Tobacco Co. 

the Valley should win, but not by 
any 38-6 count. 

* * * * * 

Speaking of football, the Men's 
Dorm Intra-Mural Touch Football 
League, which is providing many 
thrills to all of you campus-ites 
who like "good" footbalL The games 
are scheduled for Tuesdays and 
Thursdays at 4:00, so give them a 
look see. 


(Continued from Page 1) 

have not done so as yet, the yearly 
dues will be $2.00 per year. (NO 

The newly elected officers are as 
follows: commander, Karl Miller, 
vice commander, William Keeler': 
adjutant, Robert Moller; finance 
officer, Paul Sadler; chaplain, Jo- 

seph Yeakle; and sergeant at & rl 
Guy Euston t . 

During the course of the & e 
ing, it was decided that arranS^ 
ments will be made for £ u 
speakers, motion pictures and ° J 
er forms of entertainment f° r 
ture meetings. t . 

The former GIs will again ^ 
range and stage the special A*" 1 * 1 
tice Day chapel services. 




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pinball 13 is now being conducted without outside study at Stoney's. 
uib fe es are payable i> n nickles. Prerequisites to the course are a good 
Mffply of aforementioned coins and a LOT of patience. Bill Lloyd is 
Km here demonstrating to Mel Bowman (chin in hand) and several 
0er prospective suckers (students that is) the fine points of the course. 

Fashion Show To Highlight 
Clio's Annual Tea In Clio Hall 

Hike to Quittie Features Rush Week; 
Meetings Set For First Monday In Month 

At a special business meeting on Monday, October 20, the Clio Liter- 
iary Society, under the direction of President N. Elaine Heilman, made 
final plans for the annual Clio Tea honoring the girls of the Freshman 
'•Class. The tea will be held in Clio Hall on Monday, October 27, from 3 to 
5:30 p. m. A fashion show will be given at 3:30 and 4:30 and will feature 
a wardrobe especially designed for 
the college girl on L. V. C. campus. 
Models for the show will be dis- 
closed at the time of the feature 
Committees for the tea as an- 
nounced by the president are: In- 

Grinds Grab A ? s; 
Rhoda Zeigler Tops 

Rhoda Zeigler, a senior majoring 

in mathematics, heads the Dean's 

List for the preceding semester 

with an average of 93.26, according 

to an announcement from the Of- 
5— Nancy Meyer, D. Kling- fice Qf the Registrar- 

The complete list includes: Will- 

ensmith, V. Vought, M. Frey, M. 

iJagnow; Hostesses— D. Hyman, M. iam Albrecht, Lewis Bowman, Mel 

Wehry, P. Dale, R. Whitman, M. 
Schwalm, B. Frank; Decoration— 
J. Ashway, E. R. Miller, M. L. Jag- 
now, N. Bright, A. Geidt, E. Mur- 
Phy; Program— V. Boyer, C. Rohr- 
•tough, E. Murphy, K. Noll, D. 
Straussberger; Refreshment — K. 
R noads, D. Zink, A. Lau, D. Thom- 
as* E. Bell, D. Clements, B. Kilhef- 
fer ; Favor — B. Meiser, H. Bickel, M. 
Geib, V. Werner, J. Eppley; Narra- 
tion—Nan Urich, Helen Hartz. 

vin Bowman, Eugene Bucher, Nor- 
man Bucher, Alex Fehr, David 
Fleischer, Wallace Furman, Rich- 
ard Grayboyes, Helen Hartz, Ted 
Keller, Richard Moller, James Par- 
sons, Joseph Radai, Charlotte 
Rohrbaugh, Bert Strohman, Peter 
Villa, David Wallace, Dorothy Wer- 
ner, James Wert, Jacob Wolfersber- 
ger, John Wood, and Rhoda Zeig- 

Conservatory students on the 
Dean's List are: Dawn Albert, Mary 
Jane Eckert, Betty Ruth Jones, An- 

nette Read, Robert Streepy, and 
Clio's rush season was opened on Charles Yeagley. 
Thursday, October 16, when the . T~~ 

^onians and their guests, the girls KeSearill LflCIUlSt 
« the Class of '51, hiked to the L e d ures Cliem Club 
*h of the "Quittie" where they ^ ^ Jq 

Refining of Petroleum 

Mr. Robert H. Reiff, graduate of 
Lebanon Valley, will be the guest 
speaker at the first meeting of the 
Chemistry Club this year to be held 
in the Chemistry Lecture Room on 
Oct. 28 at 7:30. "Modern Petroleum 
Refining" will be the subject of Mr. 
Reiff's talk and should prove par- 
ticularly interesting to all organic 

found a scrumptous meal await- 
them. A good time was had by 
^ who attended the festivities. 

J^e first regular meeting of the 
f^ty was held on Tuesday, Oct 


feplio.Hall. Miss Mary J. Brown, 
, f Ss Lebanon of 1947, was guest so- 
v lst - She sang three selected num- 
. rs - A few words of welcome and 
t ^ valuable suggestions for fu- 
ll e activities were given by Miss 

*rv i r™ leS Wel ' e g VC 7r chemistry students. At present Mr 

WiT; Gllles P ie ' Dean of Women, Rp . ff . r pmnlov(id bv the Armst rons 
u Patroness of Clionian Literary 

^ le ty. The business meeting 
J j c h followed consisted mainly of 
cff& Plans for the "Feet Fest," 
^ s annual hike to open rush 
' ^ was als0 decided tnat 
^°Ulri St ^ onda y in ever y month 
lo r t £ be the regular meeting time 

lhe society. 






One Act Plays Chosen As Weapons; 
To Be Judged On Dramatic Quality 

No. 4 

Reiff is employed by the Armstrong 
Cork Co. in the Organic Research 
Labs at Lancaster, Pa. Until this 
past summer, however, he was in 
the Research Laboratories of the 
Pan Amercan Oil in Texas City, 

The Chemistry Club this year is 
hoping to be able to establish a 
Student Affiliate Chapter of the 

VeT next re S ular meeting of the American Chemical Society. Plans 
V* win be Monday evening, for this will be discussed during 

3 - a t 7:15, in Clio Hall. As the the business meeting immediately 

% 0£ the evening Clionians will preceding the program. All old 

{ Wf ertained b y a handwriting members and freshmen interested 

M j> l - Entertainment is in charge in Chemistry are urged to attend. 

* foS° y Me yer, vice-president of Barbara Kilheffer is in charge of 

^ety. refreshments for the meeting. 

Social Calendar 


23 — Fellowship Hour in Philo 
Hall at 7:30. "The Voice of 

24 — Football game with Hofstra 
in Lebanon High School 
Stadium. Night game. 

25 — Hockey Game with Lock Ha- 
ven at home. 

25 — Dance in the College Gym. 

26 — Vespers in College Church at 
6:15. "Think On These 

27 — Clio Tea in Clio Hall from 3 
to 5:30. Fashion Show at 
3:30 and 4:30. 

27 — Rec Hour in College Gym. 
6:30 to 7:30. 

28 — Chemistry Club Meeting in 
Chemistry lecture room at 

28 — Community Concert in Leb- 
anon High School Auditori- 
um at 8: 15. 

29 — Rec Hour in College Gym. 
6:30 to 7:30. 

30— Next issue of LA VIE. 

Asher Edelman, representative of Phi Lamba Sigma, today delivered 
into the hands of "Rinso" Marquette, president of Kalo, a statement 
concerning the forthcoming public competition between the rival groups. 
This good-natured duel will be waged on the stage of Engle Hall on the 
tentative date of November 21, at 8:00 P. M. Following the stipulations 

of the original Kalo challenge, Phi 

Lamba Sigma has selected the 
method of competition. This, ac- 
cording to the president of Phi 
Lambda, will be a pair of dramatic 
one-act plays, each of the two 
groups presenting one of their own 

Legionnaires Short 
In Membership Drive 

Desire Quota of 100% 
Of Valley Veterans 

A special meeting of the L. V. C. 
Legionnaires was held Thursday 
morning at eleven o'clock in Engle 
Hall. As before, all veterans were 
urged to attend, for the organiza- 
tion is going "all out" to reach an 
anticipated goal of full strength. 
However, last week's attendanca 
fell below expectations, and that in 
itself became a major issue on the 
current agendum. It is hoped that 
through the medium of a kind of 
volunteer-drive, their goal will ev- 
entually be attained. 

The Veterans have taken an ac- 
tive hand in attempting to alter 
the food situation at Lebanon Val- 
ley, and are making plans to find a 
solution to another popular puzzle 
— where can I park my car? 

Another highlight of discussion 
was the proposed dinner-dance 
which promises to be one of THE 
social events on this year's calen- 
dar. The tentative date for the af- 
fair was set at November the 8th. 
Another meeting will be held on 
Thursday, Oct. 23, and it is expect- 
ed that Mrs. Laughlin will be the 

It is hoped that there will be a 
big turn-out at the meeting. "Fel- 
lows, there's nothing to lose," says 
President Karl Miller. "This is your 
organization and you owe it to 
yourself and the college to keep it 
active. A notice of the time and 
place for each meeting will be on 
the bulletin-board." 

Sons Fete Fathers 
On Annual Dad's Day 

Gridiron, Frosh Antics, 

Banquet Are Highlights 

ttti, i t-nx. Tne Piays will be judged by three 

What had been planned for Dad \>* +^ *„ Z. 

* members of the faculty, using a 

by the Y. M. C. A. was unknown to point me thod of their own choos- 
him as he stepped on campus, but ing. One. of the judges will be 
before he left his son that evening, named by Kalo, one by Phi Lamb- 
he realized that Dad's Day 1947 da > the third h ? a j° int committee 

. _ of the two societies, 
could never be forgotten. Everyone, 

even down to the lowliest fresh- S P ecific details of the contest 80 

. ,. . . . . .. , far announced state that the plays 

man, helped to make the day a must be Qne _ act productions of a 

success by having dad there for the ser ious nature. Each cast is to be 
festivities. made up solely of men, members of 

Since many dads were alumni of the respective groups, in good 
L. V. C, the day started out in standing as of June, 1947. Hence all 

roaring fashion for them due to the 
sound thumping the Flying Dutch- 
men handed the Mounties of Mt. 

newly pledged members are elimi- 
nated from participation. The. plays 
are to be directed by student mem- 

St. Mary's. Thoroughly heartened bers of the organizations. No scen- 

by the show of the Dutchmen, the 
high stepping strutters of both the 
Girl's and Boy's Bands paraded on- 
to the field and showed their stuff. 
Their routine, built around a huge 

ery is to be used, and props are 
strictly limited to only those abso- 
lutely necessary, in order that the 
plays may be judged strictly as 
dramatic efforts, rather than as 

M, and finally spelling DAD, was spectacular productions, 
done with precision, although not 
new to most of the students. Cos- 
tumed in the styles of the begin- 
ning of the century, Ruth and V. 
Earl Light rode a tandem to the 
music of A Bicycle Built for Two. 

At this point the freshmen 
stepped into the picture. A thrill- 
ing gridiron battle ensued in the 
form of a pantomime with Joseph 
Smith relating the facts of the ex- 
citing game between the "Sons" 

Members of the entire student 
body, as well as former members of 
the two societies, will be invited to 
attend the competition. It is thus 
the aim of both Phi Lambda Sigma 
and Kalo to create renewed inter- 
est in the now fast dwindling cam- 
pus spirit. Phi Lambda also sug- 
gested that later in the year the 
competition might be enlarged to 
include the sister societies of each 
of the men's groups in a four way 

and the "Dads" who were members battle for all-campus honors. 

of the Freshman Class. The "Dads" 
showed that they still had their 

In addition to defeating its old 
rival, the society that comes out on 

technique by winning the battle on t op j n November's contest will also 

a sprint of 90 yards. 

receive the lion's share of the gate 

Following the game dads and receipts. Proceeds from the event 

will be equally divided into three 
parts, each of the two competitors 
receiving one and the third going 

sons gathered in the college dining 
room for the annual banquet. Jo- 
seph Smith, acting as emcee, pre- 

sented Dr. Clyde A. Lynch and to the winner. 

Harry Hoffman, both of whom gave 
addresses of welcome. Following 
group singing, led by Asher Edel- 
man, the main speaker of the even- 

The vigor with which Phi Lamb- 
da has reacted to the challenge of 
Kalo proved surprising to many on 
campus tin view of the rumors that 

ing — Head Coach Andy Kerr — was Pri i Lambda Sigma, the oldest of 

introduced. In true Kerr fashion ^ e societies, was beginning to 

Andy entertained the dads with his s how its age. However, it is now 

wit and humor. Speaking on The proving to its younger brother that 

Relationship of Father and Son, he r jg r mortis has a long way to go 

brought the day to a close. before it sets in, and even plans to 

As dad left the campus, he was start its annual pledge drive with 

well pleased with the day and sat- a smoker to be held m Philo Hall 

isfied with the college that his son next week at a time to be an- 

is attending. 




LA VIE COLLEGIENNE Circulation Sparks New Faces On Faculty Row 

Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 4 

Thursday, October 23, 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the cojlege 
year, except holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students 
of Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Inter- 
collegiate Press. National advertising is secured through the National 
Advertising Service, Inc., College Publishers Representative, New York, 


Two years ago a new organization appeared on the Lebanon Valley 
campus. Nothing quite like it had been seen before: No one paddled you 
when you joined; you didn't have to write a short story or demonstrate 
dramatic ability as a prerequisite to admission; you weren't even asked 
whether or not you were interested in Psychology or Chemistry or Model 
Railroads. It was far more simple than that. You had only to prove that 
you had devoted several years of your life to the learning and practice of 
the arts of killing, pain and fear. Nothing fancy. 

Maybe you joined the Legionnaires of LVC and maybe you didn't. 
Some of you said: "Campus organizations? Kid stuff. I came to col- 
lege for a degree. I'm in a hurry and I can't waste any time on a bunch 
of silly clubs." 

But some of you did join. It was the only group on campus that 

talked your language you felt uneasy around those college kids. 

Somehow, they seemed to live in another world. So you turned to the 
Legionnaires because they made no pretense of being anything other 
than a social group with a great bond of common interests and shared 
experiences. You said: "We've been through some pretty rugged times 

together now let's have some fun together." 

That was two years ago and things are different now. 
You surprised everyone by becoming a normal, neurosis-free civil- 
ian almost before they realized you were out of uniform. In common 
with veterans in colleges throughout the country, you showed an eager- 
ness to learn that still has the professors gasping. And you no longer 
needed the old "let's-have-some-fun-together" Legionnaires. 

But according to developments of the past few weeks, the Legion- 
naires have taken a new lease on life. They now show every indication 
of becoming the most powerful organization on a campus which has 
become notoriously apathetic in its attitude toward any possible change 
for the better. Out of a handful of former members who saw the hand- 
writing on the wall has emerged a new veterans' organization— one 
which deserves the whole-hearted support of Lebanon Valley's ex-G. I.'s. 

As individuals, you and your fellow- veterans can accomplish little. 
As active members of the Legionnaires of LVC, there is no limit to your 
achievements. If you. have a problem or a legitimate "gripe" the Legion- 
naires will throw the full weight of their power and prestige behind you 

and something will be done. 

Keep these two simple facts in mind: You represent more than half 
of the student body; your opinions are respected because you are recog- 
nized as mature persons who have already proven yourselves capable of 
clear-headed thinking in situations which might otherwise have cost 
you your lives. 

In short, you are in a position to work constructively for your own 
welfare, for the betterment of Lebanon Valley College, its student body, 
its faculty, and its administration. 

Now, more than ever, you need the Legionnaires of LVC and now, 

more than ever, they need YOU.— G. F.E. 

The Office of the Editor 
La Vie Collegienne 
Lebanon Valley College 
Honored Sir: 

I have had it called to my atten- 
tion through the column, Circula- 
tion Sparks, that the longer skirts 
for women are merely a democratic 
process that equalizes them in the 
eyes of men. Now all students of 
history remember that the French 
Revolution was also a "democratic 
process," but that it was, as so of- 
ten happens, carried to an unfor- 
tunate extreme. So with the long 

As far as the skirt length of fem- 
inine attire is concerned, I should 
say that the knee, or even above, is 
excellent— indeed quite provocative, 
but the calf length is carrying the 
hem line to an extreme, a case of 
hem and ex. Please understand, I 
feel that the calf length is ideal 
for cows and their female offspring, 
but I draw the line at taking Elsie 
to a college prom. 

No, I'm afraid the young women 
can not pawn off that as the ex- 
cuse for wearing the new styles. 
The true answer is simply the na- 
tural perverseness of the female 
mind. Many times last summer I 
remember seeing young "whoa- 
men" on the beach, clad in bathing 
suits that they had undoubtedly 
carried to the bath house in match 
boxes. Now, on the heels of that 
era of extreme southern — and 
northern, for that matter — expos- 
ure come the long skirts. If these 
are democratic, then the bathing 
suits of last summer were the most 
all-out mass movement toward ab- 
solute monarchy that ever occurred 
in history! 

If, however, co-eds insist on 
adopting the Parisian modes of 
dress, let them be fair about it and 
also wear the gravity-defying de- 
collete neckline created by the Par- 
isian, designer, Dior. Then, my dear 
young ladies, you won't hear one 
little peep of objection from the 
men: we'll all be too breathless to 
even whistle. In anticipation, 
Yorslips Shoen. 



A nationally known news maga- 
zine recently carried an article de- 
scribing one of the country's larg- 
est universities. This article em- 
phasized the overwhelming prefer- 
ence for the physical sciences 
among the faculty and undergrad- 
uates of the university. By exten- 
sion, this preference can be ap- 
plied to the nation, even to the 
world. In America today, the peo- 
ple as a whole seem to be far more 
interested in developing a new 
plastic or raising an improved type 
of potato than in bettering their 
domestic and foreign relations. One 
does not have to search very far to 
find the results of such an attitude. 

The following three conditions, 
prevalent in the world today, seem 
to indicate that social progress has 
not kept pace with our scientific 
progress: (1) The problem of rac- 
ial and religious intolerance; (2) 
The present explosive international 
situation; (3) The existence of an 
atom bomb without an effiicacious 
plan of control. 

While there can be no doubt that 
science has made life much more 
pleasant materially, it is equally 
true that if we are to have a better 
world, steps must be taken to im- 
prove man's relation with men. 
There is no attempt being made 
here to minimize the contributions 
of the physical sciences — they form 
an integral part of our civilization 
(Continued on Page 4) 

The Mailing List 

As its name implies, this column 
is a result of mailing LA VIES to 
our list of other colleges, the result 
being excerpts from return publi- 
cations (said publications are in 
the periodical room of the library 
for your enjoyment) . Why do we 
have it? In our daily struggle, we 
sometimes forget that there are 
other colleges. Then, too, how many 
of us know that L. V. C. has sister 

For instance, we have a wonder- 
ful band, everyone wants to play in 
it. But York College, in Nebraska, 
has to get members a different way, 
according to its paper, The Sand- 

"On Bands — Rubber bands, 
freshman bands (ties, that is) , 
wedding bands, band-aids, bandits 
and bandannas all come into our 
minds, when the word band is 
mentioned. Wait a minute .... what 
about musical bands? 

"According to our old pal, Danny 
Webster, a band is "That which 
binds together; that which con- 
nects." Although he may not have 
had our York College band specific- 
ally in mind, he hit the nail right 
on the head. No football game is 
complete without the marches and 
general pep furnished by a band. 
No pep chapel is complete without 
some "corny" music and no school 
year is really complete without 
some "long-haired" music. So our 
band is going to "Bind together" 

Dear Editor: 

I have been reading of different 
views of the subject: longer skirts. 
I have heard many very unusual 
arguments and none of them do I 
consider a reason for such a style. 
It is a pity that the reason I am 
about to give comes from a male. 

Every male and female knows of 
the beauty of an evening gown that 
just seems to flow as a girl walks 
across a dance floor. The gown does 
not hinder but rather enhances her 
person. On the other hand, a dress 
that hangs just below the knee has 
exactly the same flowing quality. I 
cannot say this for any calf-length 
skirt that I have seen. I could say 
that it gives the appearance of a 
twitch-like walk, but this would be 
too much of an exaggeration, I 
shall rather say that it has this 
suggestive quality. 

I have referred to this as a style ! 
I hope I am wrong in that this is a 
fad rather than a style. I cannot 
find this new length graceful or 
eye-appealing. Eugene E. Nelson. 

sports, music, culture, students, 
faculty and James Koontz. 

"But right now we need some 
cooperation in "Binding together" 
our band. If you are a student in - 
terested in learning to play an in- 
strument, join the band. If you are 
an instrument, join the band. 

"The total result will be a band 
of which Y. C. is proud." 

"Pygmalion — George B. Shaw's 
classic story of Eliza Doolittle's 
"Pygmalion," has been chosen as 
the fall production of the Masque." 

— The Juniatian. 

If the word "professor" brings to 
your mind a picture of a staid and 
somber old gentleman, your first 
meeting with Professor Paul H. 
Fisher will come as somewhat of a 
surprise. As Assistant Professor in 
Physics and Mathematics, this gen- 
ial young man is the youngest 
member of the faculty to hold a 
professorship. His age: twenty-five. 

Although he calls Selinsgrove, 
Pennsylvania, his home, Professor 
Fisher received most of his earlier 
education in Deland, Florida. He 
attended high school there, and 
was graduated from Stetson Uni- 
versity with a B.S. degree in Phy- 
sics. Almost before the ink was 
dry on his diploma, he entered the 
Army Air Corps, and was commis- 
sioned a few months later as a me- 
teorologist. While serving as an 
instructor at the Massachusetts In- 
stitute of Technology, he completed 
the requirements for his Master's 
degree at that institution. 

In addition to his duties as an 
instructor, Professor— then Captain 
— Fisher has forty-nine weather 
missions to his credit, one of which 
took him through the heart of the 
Caribbean hurricane in 1944. He 
also served as Project Officer in 
charge of Pacific Area Reconnais- 
ance for the now-famous "Opera- 
tion Dreamboat," in which an Ar- 
my B-29 flew non-stop from Hono- 
lulu to Cairo. 

After five years' service, Captain 
Fisher became Professor Fisher 
with the beginning of this semes- 
ter. At this writing he is still on 

From an established medical 
practice in Yugoslovia to the posi- 
tion of Instructor in Russian at 
Lebanon Valley College in less than 
a year is only a part of the unusual 
record of Dr. Helene Kostruba. 

A native Russian, she holds the 
degree of Doctor of Medicine from 
the University of Moscow. In addi- 
tion to her work as a physician, she 
has taught Russian, French, and 
German in the Russian high 

In her lifetime, Dr. Kostruba has 
seen much of war. She was wound- 
ed while serving with a medical 
unit at the front during World War 
I. When the German Army invad- 
ed the Soviet Union during the re- 
cent conflict, the Gestapo sent her, 
along with several other Russian 
physicians, to a labor camp to pro- 
vide much-needed medical atten- 
tion to civilians interned there. 

After the war she practiced med- 
icine in Yugoslavia until her de- 
. parture for the United States in 
January of this year. Immediately 
following her arrival here, she filed 
her Declaration of Intent to Be- 
come a Citizen. Since that time 
she has devoted herself to the task 
of learning the language, manners, 
and customs of her new home. 

Dr. Kostruba said that she was 
very much impressed by the atti- 
tude of her new students toward 
learning. "The American college 
student approaches his education 
from a viewpoint entirely differen | 
from that of the European or RuS" 
sian student," she said. "He is »' 
ready a mature person who regar^ 
his education as a means to a» 

terminal leave 




however, he did not pursue 
Muse, but rather studied pWJ^ 


Bob, or Zimmy as he is some- astronomy and navigat ion. In 

times known to his many friends, inAS „ ^cinnei 

cuts quite a sharp figrure on cam- 
pus, but, alas girls, he is not un- 
attached. In 1945 he became en- 
gaged to Sara E. Koury, an L. V. 
graduate, who is now Supervisor of 
Music in the Cameron Grade 
School in Harrisburg. 

Zimmy was born in Fredericks- e 
burg, from the high school of which bership in the musical organ*** 
he graduated in 1942. The follow- tions bef ore mentioned. At the ^ 
ing September he arrived at L. V. ment he is als0 vice -president 

mi i„i j-„ j i„ _ _ . . -„ nf 

of 1945 he was commissioned 
Ensign in the U.S.N.R. ^nd sen^ 
as a gunnery officer and later [ 
executive officer aboard a P a 
craft in the Pacific. 

He returned to campus in 


summer of 1946 and has b een i- 
us since that time. A loyal 
servite, he has resumed his n 

Then, as now, he was interested in W i g and Buckle, treasurer ^ 

dramatics, participating in several class> and chairman of the 

productions such as "The Man student Service Fund Drive. 

Who Came to Dinner," and "The May zimmy appeared clad m 

Devil and Daniel Webster," as well mine and scar iet and wiel* ^, 

as being the treasurer of the Wig sce pter as King Richard in the 

and Buckle Society. So as not to orful May Da y festivities. ^ 

forget his musical talents, his H is hobbies are collecting 

membership in the Symphony Or- ords> Brahms being his f aV< ^ 

crestra, Band, and German Band composer. He also enjoys jji5 

ought to be mentioned. He joined tennis. In the literary reali*^ 

the Kalozetean Society. tastes run to love and adve %Jf 

Bob enlisted in the" Navy in No- stories. During this past s ^ ^pS 

vember of 1943 and was called to he was often to be seen d ^ 

active duty in March 1944. Through majorettes from the local ^ 

the Navy he had a year of college school as part of his P r 

at Franklin and Marshall. There, teaching. 

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The Campus Is Talking About • • . 

PICKLE FEMMES— Is "Hammerin' Hank" DiJohnson falling victim to 
Anne Gilbert's charms? We feel it our duty to warn you, Hank, she 
i is also exerting these self -same charms upon "Bob" Parr, now 
of Penn State, and Tom Culhane, now of the Navy (both former LVC 

students); speaking of Penn State (only a whisper, mind you) 

reminds us that Vera Boyer is in a real tizzy over her prospective 
week-end visit there — nope, she won't reveal her host's name.... 

Bob Early will be mighty lonesome, eh? What's this we hear 

about the girls of Sheridan Hall forming a "Hank DiJohnson Fan 

Club" to determine all his likes, dislikes, etc what's your favorite 

breakfast food, Hen? 
AUTUMN HUES and VIEWS— Helen Dickie and Irvin Mall, soooooooo 

happy during their luncheon dates at "Stony's" daily; it won't 

be long now before the long-awaited "Snack Bar" will not only help 
satisfy the well-known "pause," but will also be a means of aiding 

and abetting that busy fellow, Cupid all those terrifyingly still 

bodies" dotting the campus these glorious, warm days upon close 
nspection are revealed as students pursuing good old Morpheus 
(some obviously catching up with him !).... It would be difficult 
to state who enjoyed "Dad's" week-end more.... they or their re- 
spective offspring. 
"SCOOP DEPT." — Nan Urich and Karl Miller matching quips and dance 
steps last Friday eve., and very obviously enjoying one another's 

company ditto "Barb" Blauch and Rinso Marquette. Alex Fehr, 

Fred Tice, and a personable member of the faculty engaged in a 


Fashions on Tap 

The thrill we get when the line- 
up is announced, the thud of the 
kick-off, the sound of line packing 
against line, and the wonderfulness 

of that first touchdown ! the air 

smells of crispy leaves and once 
again football sweeps Lebanon Val- 
ley's campus. We're all out for it, 
too; not just with peppy spirit, but 
our sharpest sport togs, too! Skirts 
of all types .... luscious plaid com- 
binations, rich looking dark shades, 

full and straight and narrow 

acompanied by blazers, great coats, 
and corduroy shorties (and, of 
course, that frosh dink) seemed to 
dominate the scene at the Mount 
St. Mary's game. Loafers, shining 
clean, but still retaining that de- 
sired rugged look, found themselves 
on most co-eds' "means of loco- 
motion." Argyle socks peeped from 
under trouser cuffs along with the 
traditional white wools. 

There was lots of evidence that 

fflb Jail's Wm-ksluip 



Being the Great American Spy Story 

(Ed. Note — This is the fourth helping of a four-part cereal) 

CONCLUSION "Good evening, Mr. President," 

(What Has Gone Before — Lt. Gr eg said. 

Gen. Gregory Gable and a small "Well?" 

band of picked men have set out Greg sank into a chair and out- 

for an old farmhouse in Maine in ii ne d the events of that fatal even- 

an attempt to capture four tooth- mg to the chief executive, 

less German agents, who have stol- (<They must haye gQaked eyery _ 

en the body of a former president thing in the place with kerosene in 

from its tomb in Mt. Vernon and 


spirited discussion of the weightier problems of the world in one of the classic standbys. . . .the cardi- 

the P-way booths "To Be Or Not to Be" — Barb Kleinfelter and 

Red Sherman??? M. C. Wolfe and Bob McCoy??? Could 
Doug Earich be putting up that picture again??? Does anyone 
know the reason for George Sanborn's i n a b i li t y to 

smoke lately Sarah??? "Kathy" Garis moved by remote 

control until the longed-for arrival of her O.A.O. from Atlan- 
tic City, last week-end. .. .Paul is a peach, Kathy.... The latest 

trinity; Bob Grover, gal from home, and a supreme being By 

the by, Fritz, have you heard of any more mice being found in the 

, and the word is "urn!" 

REVIVALS — The Freshman Day Student Party pronounced a huge suc- 
cess by all present — is it possible there are more than 24 ways to 
wear a Freshman "dink?" 

W.S.S.F. Opens 
Drive October 28 

The Chapel speaker for next 
Tuesday will be Zdenek Salzmann, 
of Charles University in Prague, 
Czechoslovakia. Mr. Salzmann 
spent six years under the German 
occupation and knows the tremen- 
dous loss of time and resources the 
European students have suffered. 

A student of linguistics and Eng- 
lish, Mr. Salzmann knows Czecho- 
slovakia intimately — its life, its 

hopes, its prospects. He intends to 
enter the diplomatic service 
of his country in the near 
future. He has a thorough knowl- 
edge of central European condi- 
tions through his connections with 
Polish and Jugoslav students who 
studied in his country since the 
war. His attendance at the Nurem- 
burg trials should make this speak- 
er even more interesting to us, 
since he is from an area with 
which Americans today have little 
contact. This chapel program 
should prove of great benefit to us 

gan and string of pearls still 

are able to hold their own even 
amid the drastic fashion trends. 
The shadowy dark shades of hose 

especially the deep brown 

were being "pioneered" and cer- 
tainly added that extra something 
toward the "new" look. Tiny, oval 
silver and gold hair clips held back 
shining locks and Gibson Girl ties 
gave shirtwaists that "picture al- 
bum" effect. Votes for the best 
dressed bunch of the day went to 
the Girl's Band, which looked just 
plain snappy but definitely. 

Breeding Along The Bull Path 

Barnum Vindicated 

The lure of the easy dollar hit 
the campus two weeks ago in the 
form of that old-timer, the oppro- 
brious chain-letter. Never having 
seen, one of these "Gentle Grafters" 
before, this writer obtained one 
which began with the following 
s Pecious statement: 

"If you properly follow instruc- 
tions this cheater-proof (haw 
haw!) letter will build you and 
your friends a sizeable nest-egg in 
a v ery short time. This is a fool 
Proof pi an jf everyone follows in 

top and is "struck off." These let- 
ters reproduce by what is known 
mathematically as a "geometric 
progression," quickly glutting the 
market. The fatuous ones at the 
end lose their four dollars, which 
collectively, of course, equals the 
amount others have made. 

The most amusing aspect is that, 
while the "operators" who think 
they will ride the scheme in its vir- 
ile stage laugh "tongue in cheek" 
over their gains, they are really 
playing into the hands of the in- 
ceptor of the original letter. Where 

William Brunner Leads 
Reorganized German Club 

Thursday morning, October 16, 
the German Club met for the first 
time in several years. Drs. Lietzau 
and Huth supervised the beginning 
of the meeting, and Dr. Huth gave 
a short talk to the twenty members 
present concerning the activities of 
the club. 

An election of officers was held, 
and the following officers were 
elected: President, William Brun- 
ner; Vice-President, Rhoda Zeigler; 
and Secretary, Dorothy Werner. 

The first act under the new pres- 
ident was his appointment of a 
temporary program committee to 
plan an interesting program for 
the next meeting. The club decided 
to hold its meetings on Thursday 
evenings at seven o'clock. The 
meeting place will be announced on 
the bulletin board. All German stu- 
dents are urged to attend. 

case we found their hiding place, 
are holding it for ransom. This They wanted tQ make gure w did 

ransom, if paid, would enable the nQt take them aliye An ^ wag 

German command to purchase left Qf them wag agheg Yqu ^ ^ 

supplies thru the neutral countries, fire gpread thg treeg and that 

prolonging the war indefinitely glowed ug eyen mQre „ 

The reason that the agents had 

all their teeth extracted before What ahout the remains of .. er 

coming to this country remains a ; f n * f men in whom we are 

m ste jT y ) interested?" queried the president. 

"Well, chief, there were remains 

of five bodies in the wreckage. Af- 

Night had fallen. Fortunately ter the fire was finished with the 

nothing had broken. Forty-five f our ges tapo agents, we couldn't 

picked men of the United States' tell their ashes from you-know- 

Infantry crept noiselessly thru the who's." 

forest that surrounded the farm- The president's jaw dropped. "Do 

house, Gen. Gregory Gable leading you mean to tell me you don't know 

them in his usual carefree manner, whose body is whose?" 

The circle was closing in; the trap Greg dropped his head. Slowly it 

was almost ready to spring. rolled across the floor. 

In the rear of the column, an ob- "But, man alive, General, do you 
server from the airforce plodded realize what this means?" 
patiently along. The soldier before Greg thought. "Yes, a transfer 
him turned back for just a moment to the air cadets." To the president 
to warn him that there was a barb- he said nothing, 
ed wire entanglement up ahead. It For almost half an hour the two 
would be impossible to cut it since sat there without moving. Sudden- 
at regular intervals empty Clapp's ly the president snapped his fin- 
Junior Food cans were strung. Cut- gers «i've go t it, Greg." 
ting the wire would set the cans to T he f or i or n general immediately 
jingling, thus warning the four looked up hopefully, 
toothless gestapo men that some- «t. remember reading in a history 
thing was in the air. "Either over book that Washington was buried 

or under, sir, but no noise.' 

without his teeth. He had a plate, 

Before the colonel from the air you k now , DU t it was a rather bad 
force could reply the soldier had n t ( an d he used it infrequently. I 
gone. For a moment the colonel a i so remember hearing that teeth 
pondered just what would be the don't burn. So all we have to do is 
easiest way to overcome the obsta- i 00 k f or the body whose ashes don't 

cle before him. "Over," he decided have teeth " 

Unfortunately the colonel's legs And at that moment the entire 
were shorter than he realized, and sinister plan became apparent to 
when the sharp barb sank deeply both Greg and the president. The 
into the copious flesh of his leg, he liter's eyes grew wide and he 
made a sharp lunge forward to free opened his mouth to speak, but on- 
himself. Another barb sank home. i y a i ow moan came out. 

By this time the tin cans on the "Toothless the four toothless 

wire were ringing merrily. gestapo men," he spluttered. Sud- 

Greg's hopes that perhaps the denly he straightened. "They thot 
surprise attack would work in spite they would take care of every pos- 
of the jangling of the cans were s ibility so that they could win even 
completely shattered when the loud if the y lost. There's only one thing 
wail of agony from the colonel to do, Greg. First we must destroy 

all the files of Operation Dracula. 
Then one of the sets of ashes must 

Co-Ed Gets Mrs. Degree 

In a double-ring ceremony which 
took place on September 6 in Trin- 
ity Reformed Church, Palmyra, 
. Miss Mary Helen Long, of Palmyra, 
tactions and willingly abides by do the first ten names come from? became the bride of Rev. George W. 
th e rules." (The last sentence is Tne originator ,of course. He uses 

which he is the 

reached his ears like a sledgeham- 

Almost immediately a sharp De chosen and secretly replaced at 
whzing sounded from the house. Mt. Vernon. No one must ever 
Everyone hit the dirt. For awhile know." 

all was silent. Then an ominous 
orrrrrp, orrrrrp, brrrrrp cut the air. 
Only for a minute did Greg hesi- 
tate. "Okay, boys," he called; "Pass 

Greg nodded his agreement. 
"What are the odds of getting 
the right one, General?" 
Greg almost managed to sound 

pra c 

r eall y a "i u i u » — the mountebank 
w ho attempts to imply a fatuous 
tru st in humanity!) 
"The anatomy of this sophistic 
°H of Mammon is a list of ten 
^mes. The purchaser of the letter 
jj a ys two dollars to the seller (who 
s another which is likewise pro- 
j ar Sate d) , and sends two more dol- 
s to the person whose name ap- 
Jf ar s on the top of the 

makes two copies of the letter, lar. There are those who reproduce 

more than two letters at a time; 
those who have a full realization 
of possibilities start their own, 
bringing the day of judgment, 
when the market is flooded, much 

To you — whose plaintive and un- 

nine aliases, for which he is 
recipient at general delivery, plus 
his own on the bottom, thus arriv- 
ing at the delightful testimony of 
man's gullibility; four thousand 
and ninety-two dollars. 

Naturally, since everyone "fol- 
lows instructions, the cycle always 
has its unplanned episodes — the 
reapers hit a few stones in their 
list. He unscrupulous seduction of the dol- 

i? ri ^ng off" the top name, add- 
^ his own to the bottom. When 
e^^dles these to two more suck- 
^ he makes back his four dollars. 
otij S ' eac h letter generates two 
5 l2 6rs: 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 
ha\L 1,024 5 therefore, ten cycles 

l *aVfc ' U " C1C1U1C ' UC1A vjri^o J"" „.**~~~ t 

Wo produc ed 1,024 letters, and at heeded cries ring thru the dorm 


dollars apiece the name on "Wanna buy a chain letter?"; don't 
bottom supposedly receives feel bad, you are not alone— there's 
hy the time it reaches the one born every minute. 

Bickel. Rev. E. G. Leinbach united 
the couple in marriage. 

The church was beautifully dec- 
orated with ferns and palms, and 
the service was conducted by can- 

The bride was attired in the 
traditional white satin. She is in 
her senior year at L. V. C, major- 
ing in history. Two of her attend- 
ants, Miss Jean Myers, maid of 
honor, and Miss Evelyn Habecker, 
a bridesmaid, have attended Leba- 
non Valley College. 

The groom, also a graduate of 
Lebanon Valley College, is attend- 
ing the Evangelical School of The- 
ology, in Reading. In addition, he 
is in charge of a pastorate in Wom- 

The couple are residing at the 
home of the bride's parents, in Pal- 

the word along to open up and to car efree when he answered, "Five 
try to keep moving in toward the to one, sir." 
house. After we get in close enough, /mxrci t^t™ 
well have to try rushing it. Re- 
member, no grenades! They've got ■ 
some valuable property in thero, Q reen Blotter Club 
and we want it in one piece." on _ ... 

The last words of the command Sets October Z8 Deadline 

had hardly left his lips, when sud- students submitting manuscripts 
denly a tongue of flames shot into to tne Q reen Blotter Club in com- 
the air, lapping the sky hungrily, petition for membership are re- 
Before the very eyes of the onlook- m i n ded that the deadline for turn- 
ers the old farmhouse became a ing them in is next Tuesday, Octo- 
flaming inferno. It went up like a Der 2 8th. Material must be in the 
tinderbox. Greg realized in horror hands f Dr. Struble or Mr. Souders 
that in a few minutes it would be De f or e five o'clock on that day. 

burnt to the ground. 

* * * * * 

A United States Army staff car 
drew up before a fashionable house 

All work must be original and, if 
possible, typewritten, although 
longhand work will be accepted, if 
legible. The name of the author 
in the suburbs of Washington, should not appear on the manu- 
Wearily Greg got out and entered script, but should instead be at- 
the house. In the study of the tached to a separate sheet of pa- 
house a lone figure awaited him. per, clipped to the story. 



Blue And White Will Meet 
Hofstra College Friday Night 

Valley Will Be Seeking Third Victory; 
Game Set For 8:00 At Lebanon Stadium 


What happens when 22 Flying 
Dutchmen meet on a gridiron with 
the same intents and purposes, 
that of winning a football game, 
will be demonstrated this Friday 
night in Lebanon Stadium when 
the Flying Dutchmen of Lebanon 
Valley tangle with the Flying 
Dutchmen of Hofstra College, of 

With the Dutchmen 

Did you notice the empty stands 
at the football game last Saturday? 
If you did, then, along with me, 
you must have been a little asham- 
ed of the fact that our own college 
draws such poor crowds. The same 
field draws four times as many for 
Hempsted, Long Island, in the first high sc h ol games played the pre- 
night game for Lebanon Valley vious n i g ht. Then I ask you why 
since 1941. The game should be a this situation exists. Many will say 
big treat, Dutch treat that is, for that the g arnes are not very ex- 
all L. V. football fans, for the Val- c iting, and that the Valley men are 
ley is on the move. either outmanned, or vice versa. No 

When the Dutchmen of Andy thought is given to the spirit (the 
Kerr line up for the kick-off Friday lack of it, that is) that prevails at 
night they will go into the game the games. Many of the older folks 
with a couple of fresh physical and come out just to live their college 

Andy Kerr's Flying Dutchmen 
Wallop Mt. St. Mary's 35-0 

Bobby Hess Scores Twice To Pace Attack; 
Second and Third Teams Play Second 


Bouncing back from its stinging On the kick-off, Captain p aul 
defeat at F. and M., the Valley Mateyak recovered a Mt. St. Mary' s 
powered its way to a 35-0 victory fumble on the opponent's 30. Di. 
over the Steve Filipowicz-coached Johnson went around end to the 
Mt. St. Mary's eleven last Saturday but a penalty put the Dutchmen 
afternoon much to the enjoyment back to the 21. The stage was now 
of a partisan Dad's Day crowd. set for Gage to try his first field 

Concentrating all its scoring in goal. The ball was to the right « 
the first half, the Blue and White the goal posts but not at a difficult 
wasted no time in getting under- an S le - The kick was high and long, 
way. The first play from scrim- 
mage went for a first down as 
Hank DiJohnson hammered his 
way from the L. V. 35 to the 47. 
After an exchange of punts, L. V. 
had the ball on the Maryland 

team's 17. Pass interference was 
Our sports personality this week ca iied in the end zone, and the 
is the possessor of the most talent- pigskin ended up on the visitors' 

psychological assets. The physical days over again, but the little spirit gd paif Qf « dogs » on t h e l. V. cam- i yar d line. DiJohnson went thru 
end of it is Hank DiJohnson, the they see portrayed does not make 
number one L. V. fullback, who will them want to come again. This 
be in top shape after seeing limited Friday night I propose that the en- 

action in last Saturday's game. 
With his return to the lineup L. V. 
for the first time this year will be 
able to field a squad completely de- 
void of cripples. 

As for the psychological side, the 
Dutchmen (of L. V.) are "up" after 
having finally come through with 
a decisive and altogether convinc- 
ing victory. All opponents from 
here on in, even brother Dutchmen, 

tire student body go to the game 
and give the team and Coach Andy 
Kerr the rousing backing that they 
deserve ! 

The Valley won very easily last 
Saturday against an inexperienced 
Mt. St. Mary's outfit, coached by 
ex-Fordamite Steve Filipowicz, who 
played under Andy Kerr several 
years ago in the East- West game. 

But his week is a very different 

pus, and we're not referring to the tackle for the tally, and dependable 
animals. He is Walt Gage, 180 wait Gage kicked the first of five 
pounds of football perfection from successful conversions. 

Rahway, N. J. Anyone with the 
slightest interest in football has 
heard of the exploits of Walt in 
.the opening Lebanon Valley foot- 
ball game -against Moravian. Won- 
drous Walt booted three extra 
points against the Greyhounds, the 
third one being the point that won 

Making no headway after the 
kick-off, Mt. St. Mary's punted to 
the L. V. 50, where Bobby Hess 
stood awaiting the ball. The little 
speedster grabbed it, took off down 
the middle thru all opposing eleven 
men and galloped on for his first 
TD of the afternoon. Gage calmly 


Hofstra, had better take &tor / 1 The Hofstra men are tough performer at right guard . on his 

the game for Andy Kerr's Dutch- stepped in and booted the four 
men. Besides kicking extra points, teenth po int 
Walt also is a polished all-around 


heed. Andy and his Boys in Blue 
are out to win and are determined 
to have things their way. 

On the other side of this "all 
Dutch" performance is Hofstra Col- 
leg who up to the present time has 
turned in two victories over Mont- 
clair Teachers of N. J. and City 
College of New York against one 
defeat, that at the hands of Brook- 

and won't miss averaging 200 
pounds in the line by very much. 
They are all big boys, and the ends 
are rangy. They have a dangerous 
passing attack with three men who 
can throw that ball. Experience is 
also one of their assets, there being 
no freshman on the squad. This 
is no easy game — it could go either 
way and the breaks of the game 
may very well decide the outcome. 

lyn College. This Hofstra outfit may The Du t c hmen will need all the 

be a sleeper. The team is comprised 
of a number of returning lettermen 
and they are all fortified on the 
line, and boast a contender for 
"Little All-American" honors in the 

moral support that we can possibly 
give them, so come out and cheer 
the boys on to victory. 

Coach Kerr did a fine job last 
Saturday, holding down the score 

person of Bob Schuessler, who is a and giving the second and third 
blocking back. As a center last year stringers a chance to get some val- 
he had the somewhat phenomenal ua bi e experience. 

The lineup this week will be 
practically the identical one that 
started last week's game. George 
Stone, first string center, may get 
back in action, but this is very 
doubtful. "Letfy" Guy Euston will 
probably return to action at full- 
back, but Bob Shaak is at least two 
weeks away from any action. 

The team as a whole was very 
sharp last week and are beginning 
to round into the form that Coach 
Kerr has been trying to achieve all 

record of blocking nine kicks to five 

This year Hofstra is fielding its 
tenth footfall squad, a newcomer 
as college football teams go. They 
first instituted the sport in 1937 
and since then ha\e totaled up a 
record of 21 vvins, 17 defeats and 
one tie, which, although not 
outstanding, is quite a record for a 
new school. They draw most of 
their football material from the 
metropolitan area of New York 

5' 9" frame, he packs 180 pounds, 
the lightest lineman on the starting- 
Valley team, but he makes up for 
his small build with his fiery play. 
He won his letter at this position 
last year as a freshman and ap- 
pears headed toward outstanding- 
things by the time he is a senior. 

Walt stated that he came to L. V. 
from Rahway largely through the 
efforts of Frank Shupper. Shupper 
was one of the outstanding sports 
stars graduated from L. V. in re- 
cent years and is now coaching in 
Rahway. There is little doubt that 
by the time Walt graduates from 
the Valley he will be held in high 
acclaim by L. V. sports fans; be- 
cause coming here on the recom- 
mendation of Shupper is high 
praise for anyone. 

Asked what he wants to do after 
graduation, Walt replied that his 
main ambitions are to become eith- 
er a coach or teacher. Whatever he 
chooses he will be a success; his 
campus activities attest to that. He 
has been an active member of the 
' Men's Senate for two years, be- 
longs to the L Club and is a loyal 
supporter of Kalo. 

Other than playing football, Walt 
is also a mighty handy fellow to 
have around in a spring sports pro- 

Less than four minutes later, 
Hess repeated the performance, 
this time going 60 yards down the 
sideline. So, at the end of the first 
quarter, the score was 21-0 and the 
Valley's spirits were high. 

A blocked kick enabled the 
Dutchmen to score early in the sec- 
ond period. Farrell, visiting quar- 
terback, tried to boot from the end 
zone, but Bob Fisher broke thru and 
knocked the ball into the air and 

but just wide enough to miss the 

Late in the second quarter the 
boys from south of the Mason-Dix- 
on line took to the airways. Pete 
Gamber got in the way of an aerial 
on his own 40 and behind good 
blocking went the route for a 
score, 35-0. 

Coach Kerr kept the starting 
team out of the game the second 
half, but allowed his junior part- 
ners to strut their stuff. The boys 
put on a good show and fought on 
equal terms for the full thirty min- 

Tempers flared several times dur- 
ing the brawl, much to the specta- 
tors' delight — Blocking and tack- 
ling were- greatly improved — The 
gang deserves a big pat on the back 
for a game well played — George 
Roman was downfield under punts, 
hitting the receiver hard — Bob 
Bowman the unsung hero who 
plays hard and vicious every min- 
ute in the game — ditto for Don An- 
glemeyer and Bud Lukens — Trusty 
Bob Early rushes in after each TD 
to hold the ball for Gage's edu- 
cated toe and then out again be- 
fore the next play — Friday's nite 
game set for eight bells— Hofstra 
lost to Montclair Teachers, beat 
Brooklyn College and C.C.N.Y. — 
Should be a thrilling battle now 

into the arms of McWilliams, who that the Valley has found itself — 
was probably the most surprised Spirit of students on Saturday 
person in the stadium. Surprise or much improved — girls' petite cheer- 
not, it was good for six points and ing section stole the show — Boy's 
Gage made it 28-0. and girl's bands terrific combined. 

Sports In Shorts 

Those flying dutchgirls in the 
form of a hockey team are still out 
there plugging at practice four 
nights a week. A typical practice 
consists of such shouts as "Let's 
take a long corner, girls," 
"Rush that goal!" 

On Saturday the girls will be out 
to prove the old adage, "Practice 
makes perfect," when they meet 
the Lock Haven team at 10:15 A. M. 
The home lassies will be out to turn 


Committees Complete 
Plans for W.A.A. Hike 

Plans have now been made for 
the W. A. A. hike. It will be held 
on Tuesday, October 28th. Groups 
will be leaving at five and six 
o'clock from North Hall steps. I f 
and you have a five o'clock class or are 
unable for some other reason to be 
present at five, you can still conie 
and have an enjoyable evening. 

A cabinet meeting was held o c 
October 13. Hike committees were 
appointed. They are as follows- 
Food— Esther Bell, Carolyn Boed' 
dinghaus and Mary Fuhrman; En- 

gram. He lettered in baseball last the tables on Lock Haven this year tertainment— Janet Weaver, B Ua 

Shultz and Ruth Keech; Place J 
Opal Shumate and Irene Withers. 
Favors— Ruth Kramer and L^ 18, 
Keller. At this cabinet rneetu* 
leaders were also chosen to fill * 
vacancies of several departmen * 
Ruth Kramer was appointed y 
new swimming leader, and LiU . 

year where he played right field. 
In high school he won six letters in 
sports, three each in football and 
baseball. By this time you have no 
doubt gathered that L. V.'s stock In 
the sports world borne d when Walt 
Gage came over from Jersey. 

Through all of his success on the 
gridiron Walt still remains the pop- 
ular, unassuming athlete he was 
when he first donned the Blue and 
White of Lebanon Valley; and he 
protects his popularity on the cam- 
pus with a ready, friendly '"hello" 
for all comers. 


(Continued from Page 2) 
— but the greatest need of society 
today is not a cure to a specific dis- 

after suffering a defeat of 6 to 1 
last season. Sparked by a new 
coach and several of last year's 
players, Lebanon Valley should win. 
However, a team feels more like 
playing when there are students 
cheering from the sidelines, so t 

come on, Valleyites, come out and Keller was appointed the new » J 
cheer ths girls to victory. leader. 

On Monday evening the dutch- 
girls played a practice game with 
Swatara Township High School on 
the home field. The fact that the 
referee was the visitors' coach did 
not stop the home team from win- 

G. I. Enrollment 
Hits New High 

More than half of the total W 
ber of students registered for 
semester are veterans studying ^ 


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the sto 
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Hank Schmalzer, trapped behind the line of scrimmage tries to get 
off desperation pass as unidentified hero bears down upon him. 

ning by a score of 3 to 2, even if we 

did have to contest the legality of der the G.I. Bill or Public La JL rs 

every goal that was made. From it was announced by the Regis 1 - 

this you can see that the girls have Office last week. Of a total re 

ease, but a new source of fuel, i. e. plenty of that old spirit, so come tration of 820, there are 416 ve g . 

the answer to the ancient question: out and watch them display it at ans, compared with last y ear ' S we r»- 

"How can we live together in har- 10:30 A. M., on Saturday, October istration of 683, of whom 300 

mony and satisfaction?" 25th. veterans. 



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ogading left to right are some of the members of the Sophomore football 
mm— Frank Pulli, Red Awkerman, Coach Joe Fiorello, Ed Williams, 
mold Kadle, and Henry Deens. 

Ottomans Parade "New Look" 
To Highlight Annual Clio Tea 

Fashions For All Occasions Modeled 
By Clio Beauties In Gala Social Event 

"Fashion" was the keynote of the tea given by the Clio Society on 
Monday, October 27, in Clio Hall. Models, Joyce Meadows, Beatrice 
Meiser, Helen Hartz, Mary Jane Eckert, and Connie Nester, were ex- 
pertly attired in clothing for all occasions — from hikes to formal 
dances. Coats, afternoon dresses, sport dresses, gowns, suits and 

sportswear were shown through the 

courtesy of Levitz on Cumberland 
Street in Lebanon. They were chos- 

robe was especially designed to 


Sociology 56 Goes 

by the models themselves from j U • L 
: stock of the store. The ward- I O lidlTl&DUrg 

Study Social Problems 

meet the needs of the college girl. 

Clio Hall was beautifully decorat- 
ed with fall flowers, fall leaves, and 
ivy. Candles on the tables and tea 

Social Calendar 


30 — Fellowship Hour in Philo 
Hall at 7:30 p. m. Church- 
manship Night. 

31 — Beauty Contest in Engle 

1 — Hockey game with Penn 
Hall at home. 

1 — Rec Hour in the College 
Gym. 8:00 to 11:30. 

2 — Vespers in College Church at 
6: 15 p. m. Intercollegiate Re- 
ligious Program. 

3 — Rec Hour in the College 
Gym. 6:30 to 7:30. 

5 — Rec Hour in the College 
Gym. 6:30 to 7:30. 

6— Next issue of LA VIE. 

At Dauphin Court House 

Professor Wolfgang and his stu- 
dents of Sociology 56 spent a very 
table added a romantic atmosphere educational morning at the Dau- 
to the room. Hostesses served the 

Annual Freshman-Sophomore Tug-Of-War 
Will Lead Off Varied Alumni Program 

Alumni Homecoming Day has been moved from the usual last 
Saturday in October to the fifteenth of November by action of the 
executive committee of the Board of College Trustees. 

The annual freshman-sophomore tug-'o-war on the banks of 
the Quittapahilla has been revived and will lead the day's events 

■ starting at nine a. m. The fall 

meeting of the Board of College 
Trustees will be held at ten o'clock. 
The Flying Dutchgirls will battle 
an as yet undetermined opponent 
on the hockey field at half-past 
? ten. 

Alumni reservations for the 
luncheon at 12:30 must be made in 
advance. A brief business session 
will follow in the North Hall dining 
room after the meal. 

The highlight of the day will be 
the football game with Pennsylva- 
nia Military College scheduled for 

Frosh-Soph Game 
Highlights Calendar 
For Near Future 

Upperclasmen to Coach 
Classic Football Event 

This is open date week on the 
Valley football card, but there will 
be a gridiron classic staged on the 
athletic field on Saturday after - 

guests with tea or hot chocolate, 
sandwiches, cookies, nuts, and can- 
dies. Mrs. Carmean, Mrs. Cretzing- 
er, Mrs. Gockley, and Mrs. Miller 
poured. Nan Urich narrated for the 

phin County Court House on Tues- 
day, October 21. This class in pre- 
prbfessional social work, which is 
aiming to visit and observe the 
workings of as many social agen- 
cies as possible during the year, vis- 
fashion show and Vera Boyer and lted Mr BrubakeI . ( the Probation 

Officer of Dauphin County. Here 
were explained the procedure of 
the Probation Officer and Juvenile 
Court by means of actual case his- 
tories which were presented to 
them. Mr. Brubaker stressed reli- 

Doris Klingensmith, accompanied 
by Miriam Wehrey, provided the 
background music. During the re- 
mainder of the afternoon musical 
selections were rendered by Doris 
Klingensmith and Erma Murphy, 
v jolin and cello duet, Vera Boyer, 
Piano, and Erma Murphy, piano. 

gion by means of church affilia- 
tions for both parents and children 
as a combatant against juvenile 

The next regular meeting of the 
<*o Society will be held in Clio delinquency , He also explains that 
«all on Monday November 3, at bationers have had religion 
'■15. Entertainment will be provid- ctTOOBO# , fn fl 
ed by a handwriting analyst, who 
*iU read your character and per- 
sonality from sentences written for 
A short business meeting will 
Mediately follow the entertain- 
ment. Entertainment for the even- 
"~ is in charge of Nancy Meyer, 


•president of the society. 
(Continued on Page 2) 

JWuss Class Dues 
^Sophomore Meeting 

stressed to them and that the court 
has had excellent results. 

After the interview with Mr. Bru- 
baker, the group toured the Dau- 
phin County Court House and 
dropped in on one court session. 
Following their tour the group re- 
turned to Annville at noon. 

The group making the field trip 
were Professor Wolfgang, Nan Ur- 
ich, Hattie Cook, Marian Schwalm, 
Paul Shettel, Lois Wenger, and 
Barbara Blouch. 

W.S.S.F. To Sponsor 
Beauty Contest 

"Votes-for-Cash" Will 
Decide King and Queen 

In order to raise the funds re- 
quired to meet its goal of $250.00 
the WSSF general committee has 
planned some interesting activities 
for the next two weeks. The first 
item took place last evening when 
a "Rec" hour was held in the gym. 
It was different from the ordinary 
"Rec" hour in that one thin dime 
admission charge was asked. The 
next big item is the Beauty Contest 
to be held tomorrow night, Friday, 
October 31st, at 8:00 P. M. A total 
of twelve of the campus beauties 
sponsored by twelve of the organi- 
zations on campus will participate. 
They will be judged by a committee 

noon. The game is the traditional two o'clock. The game will be play- 
sophomore -freshmen battle and e d in the Lebanon High School Sta- 
the kick-off is tentatively set for dium. A section of reserved seats 
2 P. M. will be set aside for the use of the 

The boys have been going thru alumni. Tickets may be purchased 
their paces faithfully for the past in advance by applying to Mr. 
three weeks, as if they were pre- Ralph Mease. They will also be 
paring for a full schedule, rather available at the box office on the 
than one big game. day of the game. Dinner in the 

Accurate forecasting of the game college dining room may be had by 
is impossible, but the Frosh, coach- the alumni for fifty cents. This 
ed by Jack Gaul and Jim McGraw charge will be made because of the 
have looked better in practice up exorbitant prices of all foods. The 

to this point and on the whole 
seem to possess the better team. 

Outstanding linemen on the 
freshmen squad are, Ends, Fred 
Fore and Hemingway; Tackles, 
Jim Geiselhard and Mark Light; 
Guards, Horst and Koffman; and 
Centers, Mgrich and Moore. In the 
backfield George Moeschlin, Jack 
Bryson, Lukiesewicz, and Dick 
Schiemer will carry the bulk of the 

Coaching the Sophomores are 

composed of Faculty members and Mahoney , who has been giv 

students alike. Basis of final judg- 
ment will be beauty, talent, and 

luncheon ,however, will be free. 

Wig and Buckle will take charge 
of part of the evening's entertain- 
ment, which will be in the form of 
two one-act plays to be presented 
at seven-thirty in Engle Hall. The 
plays and their casts are as fol- 


Chief of Police James Murray 

Barnave James Yeingst 

1st Policeman Peter Barcia 

2nd Policeman .... Pascal Esposito 
(Continued on Page 2) 

son? important and well-conducted j ean Watson Stars in 

Wt ore class meeting was neld 

personality. The contest is open to 
one and all, with, of course, a slight 
admission fee, the proceeds to go 
toward WSSF to be used for stu- 
dent relief overseas. 

The main highlight of the entire 
WSSF program will be the election 
of a campus football King and 

Has March Opening 
In Carnegie Hall 

Mrs. Margaret Baxstresser, pro- 
fessor of piano, is scheduled to be- 

First Community Concert 

Rarest phenomenon in the vocal 

Week under the guidance of its 
^ent, Salvatore Fiorello. 
^ &e main topic of discussion was world is the singer who combines a 
kerning a class charter. The slim figure with the sultry glamor 

ss voted in favor of having a of a great contralto voice. Such a 
% rter Wni ch will stay with the singer is Jean Watson, Canadian 
ij^ s through the next few years, contralto, who appeared as the 

t,j l( tea of class dues was discuss - 
<W° m ° res dues will be seventy 

Ce nts 

£ er semester. This amount is at 8:00 p. m 

guest artist in the first of the ser 
ies of the 1947-48 Community Con- 
certs on Tuesday, October 28, 1947, 

ing the boys a rough calisthenics ( 

grind, and Joe Fiorello. Outstand- 

ing among their linemen are Bob flflrS. BaxtreSSer 

Hess and Dick Hartman at the ter - 
minals; Mose Knowlton and Pulli 
at the tackle slots; Al Zangrelli and 
Bowman at guard positions; and 
Simmons and Clark at the pivot 

Heading the backfield at the full- 
Queen, said personalities to be giv- back position is Bob Howard, who gin her 1947-48 concert tour on 
en some part in the halftime drills starred in last year's Frosh-Soph November 19, at Allentown. Sam- 
at the Albright football game, encounter, Dick Moller, Wolfers- uel Mayes, first cellist of the Phila- 
These people will be elected by berger, Eisenhower, and Red Awk- delphia Symphony Orchestra, and 
votes of the entire student body, erman. Mrs - Baxstresser will share the 

the idea being to stuff the ballot The game should prove to be spotlight in a joint recital, one of 
box. For each vote a student wish- quite close and hard-fought, but the Forum Concert series of Allen- 
es to place, he is required to pay the Frosh are definitely favored to town. 

one cent. Any student may vote win at this date. Feeling runs high Her second appearance for the 
for anyone he likes so that if any for the game, and any number of season wil be made on December 3, 

&a y !S ible from the $15.00 dues 
ij^ ie in the senior year. 

Miss Watson was first heard in 
the United States when she was 
VtT need for an ad viser was also the "news" of the Bethlehem Bach 
V d ^ d ' and tne class expressed Festival, winning wholehearted ac- 
Q esir e to have Dr. Light as ad- claim of that discerning audience. 

-*er ~ — °~" ~~ 

th e u lA Sht graciously accepted Since then she has appeared widely 


in recital, here and in Canada. 

one has a particular person he bloody noses will probably result. 

would like to see as queen, $1.00 

gets him 100 votes for his favorite. 
The same goes for the co-eds in 
their choice for king. Voting be- 
gins on November 3rd and contin- 
ues until noon on November 7th. 
Ballot boxes will be placed in the 
Library, Ad Building, Conserv, and 

North Hall. Small envelopes will 
be on hand. Voters will place name 
and money in the envelope and 

drop it in the box. Daily standings j^ays 

will be placed on Bulletin Boards so ance a t Carnegie Hall is slated for 

(Continued on Page 3) Marcn 28 > 1948 - 

at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in 
Philadelphia. Flint, Michigan, will 
be her next stop, the date of the 
recital being December 5, and a re- 
cital will be presented in Engle Hall 
some time after the Christmas hoi- 
Mrs, Baxstresser's appear- 



LA VIE COLLEGIENNE Circulation Sparks New Faces On Faculty Row 

Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 5 

Thursday, October 30, 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college year, except 
holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Intercollegiate 
Press. National advertising is secured through the National Advertising Service, Inc. 
College Publishers Representative, New York, N. Y. 

Ronald Baker 
Doris Clements Richard Pye 

Marycarol Salzman Samuel Rutherford Nan Urich 


News Editor Martha Matter 

Sports Editor Charles Tome 

Assistant Sports Editor William Fisher 

Conservatory Editor Barbara Kleinfelter 

Feature Editor Alvin Berger 

Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart 

Staff Photographer James Gregg 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge 


Business Manager Melvyn Bowman 

Assistant Business Manager John Marshall 

Copy Editor Elaine Heilman 

Circulation Editor Russell Getz 

Adviser Dr. John F. Lotz 


Esther Bell Joanne Kessler Robert McCoy C. John Saylor 

Robert Howard Alex Fehr Howard Kreider Robert Miller 

Theresa Dolan Donald Paine David Fleischer Helen Nicoll 

Betty Ruth Jones Francis Heckman Vivian Werner Jean Bozarth 

Rhoda Zeigler Robert Sourbier Robert Bomgardner Richard Miller • 

George Ely Glenn Hall Audrey Geidt James Parsons 

Irving Mall 


If this past Friday night proved anything at all, it proved that Leba- 
non Valley College has one of the finest, little bands in the state. For 
sheer excellence of musicianship and precision of marching, it would in- 
deed be difficult to duplicate, and Professor Rutledge deserves more than 
mere words of praise for his fine leadership and training. 

But— something is lacking. That extra color and flash— that special 
something that makes for snap and sparkle— just isn't there. Where is 
our fleet of snappy, prancing majorettes? And where is that sparkling, 
dashing color guard? Granted, yes, that four of the prettiest girls on 
campus are in the color guard, but their uniforms! Bulky, unbecoming 
coats, caps that hide most of their faces, and— baggy, long trousers! 
Horrors! Why all the cover-up? And, pray tell, why must our cheer 
leaders be burdened with those long skirts and floppy sweaters? Where 
is the color, the fire, the brilliance that should go with a band? In 
short, where are the girls? 

It is doubtful, indeed, if there be another co-ed school in the state, 
be it high school or college, in which strutting, the accepted and come to 
be expected gymnastics are so utterly lacking. Go to almost any high 
school football game and you'll see what is meant. It is really lamentable 
that the Valley, with such a splendid musical organization, puts up such 
a poor, insipid front. That extra dash and color might, incidently, help 
the general all-around spirit, too. Why not take a tip from Hofstra? 
At least, why not give it a try?— R. B. 

To the Editor of 


Because of certain errors in the 
biographical sketch of me in the 
last issue of LA VIE COLLEGI- 
ENNE, which could cause me polit- 
ical inconvenience, I wish the fol- 
lowing statements to be published 
as corrections. 

"1. I left Russia after the first 
World War, after the Bolshevik re- 
volution, and entered Yugaslavia as 
a political and religious refugee, 
and practiced medicine in that 
country for twenty years. 

"2. When the German army in- 
vaded Yugoslavia in the second 
World War, I was sent to Germany 
to provide medical attention to ci- 
vilians in the labor camps. 

"3. After the second World War I 
practiced medicine in Brussels, Bel- 
gium, until my departure for the 
United States in January of 1947." 

Helene Kostruba, M.D. 



"Ninety-eight percent of the 
American college girls are pretty; 
the other two percent go to Leba- 
non Valley College." This scurri- 
lous hyperbole shattered the digni- 
fied silence of "Hot-Dog Frank's" 
with the unexpectedness of a Rus- 
sian yes in a U. N. vote. Egos bris- 
tled, refutations ricocheted off the 
walls like machine-gun bullets, and 
the culprit responsible for the pol- 
emical remark was forced to flee 
the establishment, pelted with im- 
precations as he left. By the time 
passions had cooled to the point 
where objectivity could unobtru- 
sively slip back into the discus- 
sion, general opinion seemed to be 
that the only flaw one could defi- 
nitely asosciate with L. V. C. girls 
(if it be a flaw) is a slight physio- 
logical predilection for plumpness. 

From this conclusion the conver- 
sation moved discursively to fat 
women, to fat people in general, to 
why fat people in general? Ignor- 
ing the apparently complex facade 
of this question, a biology major 
launched into a lucid, impressive 
explanation of obesity as caused by 
glandular malfunctioning. A psy- 
chology major, disapproving of 
this theory, admonished the speak- 
er to "blow it out of his endo- 
crines," and began to expound his 
theory of the etiology of obesity, 
said theory evolving from a recent 
issue of Time magazine. 

"People become fat," plagiarized 
the psych major, "because they ov- 
ereat; they overeat because of a 
feeling of insecurity and immatur- 
ity. Furthermore, fat people are 
not the apparently omni-merry 
folks we take them to be; they 
merely varnish a greedy, irritable 
personality with a coat of good hu- 
mor. A good many fat girls try to 
appear extremely concerned about 
not getting married, but actually 
persevere in their fat state because 
it offers a haven against men, sex, 
and the responsibility of woman- 
hood, which they fear even more 
than their obesity." (That agon- 
ized thump was merely Dr. Freud, 
rolling over in his grave.) 

The implication in the foregoing 
paragraph (that men are appalling 
creatures) impinged on the sexual 
chauvinism of all males present, 
and they arose as one to protect 
this insidious defamation. Their in- 
dignation took the form of the fol- 
lowing passage to potential female 
celibates: "Don't be a Freudy-cat! 
Men can ,be fun ! Ask the girl who 
owns one!" 


Lancaster, Pa., is helping to fur- 
nish us with another new addition 
to our faculty this year. Mr. Carl 
Ehrhart is our new professor in the 
department of philosophy. He was 
graduated from Lebanon Valley 
College with an A.B. degree in 1940. 
From here he went to Bonebrake 
Theological Seminary and Yale 
University where he received his 
B.D. degree just this year. He says 
that his particular interest and oc- 
cupation just now is trying to read 
enough to keep up with his classes. 
He says, "They tell me that the 
first year is always the hardest!" 
Otherwise his extra -vocational in- 
terests include Civil War history in 
general, Abraham Lincoln in par- 
ticular, the New York Yankees and 
natural theology. 

Dr. and Mrs. Wilt have taken him 
in as a refugee from the housing 
shortage. He and Mrs. Ehrhart 
both hope to reside in Annville as 
soon as conditions permit. 

In answer to the question as to 
how the L. V. C. campus has im- 
pressed him, he answered, "I have 
been pleased to note the progress- 
ive program of the Y. M. C. A. and 
the Y. W. C. A.; the careful man- 
ner in which it has been planned 
and the aggressive manner in 
which it is being carried out. And 
I have also been impressed by the 
amount of agility, speed of foot 
and general* recklessness required 
to negotiate a course through the 
Administration Building and up 
the stairs about 9:55 on any week- 
day morning." 


(Continued from Page 1) 

Morin, Attendant . .Herbert Ditzler 

Madame Marret .- Audrey Geidt 

A Young Woman 

Carmella Yannacci 


Sourcier Harry Hoffman 

Passandeau Albert Moriconi 

The Prince John Coffman 

Doctor Alique ...Francis Heckman 
Madame Sourcier . . . .Betty Frank 

The "L" Club will stage the 
Homecoming Dance in the Annville 
Gym at nine o'clock, which will 
conclude the day's events. 


Have you too been confusing our 
new girls' coach with the other 
smooth coeds on campus? We all 
agree that she seems like one of 
us until she calls the class to at- 
tention and takes the roll with that 
infectious smile. Miss Doris Spon- 
augle comes to us from Hershey. 
She attended Hershey Junior Col- 
lege and Ursinus College, where she 
received her B.S. degree. She is 
working for her M.S. at the Univ, 
of Wisconsin. She told your report- 
er that she enjoys all sports, but 
especially swimming. It was discov- 
ered that she won the Eastern In- 
tercollegiate breast-stroke title this 
year. She intends to take up golf 
seriously next spring. When asked 
what she thought of the "material" 
which reported . for hockey she 
said : "The quantity is poor, but the 
quality good. Just a handful of 
girls have shown up for hockey 
practice. However, it is under- 
standable, for this is not a hockey 
area. I do wish, though, that more 
girls would develop an interest in 
hockey, for it is a fine team sport 
for girls." 

"On Saturday eleven players took 
place out on the field for the 
scrimmage game against the Har- 
risburg Hockey Club. Two of the 
girls were freshmen who had never 
played hockey previously, but they 
did a fine job. The girls that are 
out have the spirit so essential to 
any team. If we entertain that and 
perfect our playing we shall put up 
a good battle against our oppo- 

Miss Sponaugle says she has been 
favorably impressed with the 
student body and faculty of J" 
C. "Their exhibition of friend»* 
ness and helpfulness is hard to fi D 
in most institutions." 

Clio Tea 

(Continued from Page D 
Clio is also planning a P a . r ^ t jj e 
be held in the near future in * 
new recreation room. The party 
be open to members and non-m 
bers of Clio. _^<; 

Varsity and Junior Varsity 

Basketball Practice 

in the Gym 




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Pete Barcia looks for a Valley pass receiver in Mt. St. Mary's game 

The Campus Is Talking About . . . 

to Walter Winchell Lebanon Valley College Band an out- 
standing contribution to the highly-successful and enjoyable Hal- 
lowe'en parade last Monday night what a pleasant surprise to 

see a popular male member of the faculty parading with his so-cute 

offspring "Red" Beck was the third party along with Mary Jane 

Flinchbaugh and J. C. Smith, while his "Millie" carried the colors 
for L. V. C. 

ECTOPLASM The hayride, chauffeured by Johnnie Light, turned 

out to be a huge success (after he learned to manipulate the gears of 
the tractor) ... .a turn-out of 15 couples included: those frozen-cus- 
tard fiends, Glenn Cousler and roommate Karl, with attractive out- 
of-towners; "Rinso Marquette also chose an out-of-town damsel for 

his companion it was like old times to see Lois Shank and Joe 

Yeakel together again "Lee" and Joe Dubbs ...... Bill Keeler 

and his hometown "steady." 

THE WITCHING HOUR are those lights seen in the "dorm" wind- 
ows in the wee sma' hours an indication that deep thought and 

study are in progress? or merely that a "bull" session is waxing 


SUPERSTITIONS AND SMALL TALK A certain freshman girl 

seems to think that "Zimmie" just isn't the type to be engaged! 

And "Red" Schwalm is suffering from West Hall-itis — ah, sweet 
indecision Our nomination for Best-Matched Couple on Cam- 
pus, "Be" Frank and Charlie Pomraning. .... .Nice to see Nurse Mil- 
dred Wartluft back on duty after her recent hospitalization 

FOOTBALL FEATURES Whew! those Hofstra cheerleaders! 

seems they disregarded recent fashion trends, to the extreme 

satisfaction of all male spectators the game will be remem- 
bered for Whitman's 85-yard run AND Bob Miller's EM-barrassing 

moment! ! ! Alumni Madalyn Quickel, Kenny Fidler, and Frank 

Shupper and friends were among "those present." 

NOTE OF WARNING Beware of all masked figures tonight: — 

what may appear to be an angel might actually be Mephistopheles 
—(the Devil, to you) . 

Phi Lambda Sigma 
Plaits Activities 

Phi Lambda Sigma's new awak- 
ening was evident at their meeting 
on Monday, October 20. .President 
Robert Grover was well satisfied 
with the attendance record at that 
meeting as a good majority of the 
Phi Lambda Sigma members were 

Plans for inter-society activities 
were discussed, and it was definite- 
ly decided that Phi Lambda Sigma 
will have an active program this 
year. Plans to sponsor approxi- 
mately four big dances were dis- 
cussed. When these dances are held 
it will be the aim of P. L. S. to give 
them at a minimum cost, so that 
all students will be able to benefit 
from them. 

Fash ions on Tap 

"The way you wear your hair. . ." 
^ e y tell us that this season just 
* b °ut anything goes. Some of us 
? refe r it short, croppy, and wind- 
Jtown, while others try, but hard, 

attain the smart, sleek look with 

the shining, straight strands held 
off the face with a solitary glisten- 
ing clip or "different" comb. Many 
of our campus femmes have found 
that, since the clock-type of head- 
gear seems to be the rage this fall, 
the more simple the hair-do, the 

Our demure campus gal above 
likes hers caught at the nape of 
her neck with a favorite bow. .satin 
'n velvet bows for special occasions 
and classroom plaids for days spent 
in the Ad. Bldg. or frequent jaunts 
to the Pennway. 

We're so glad that fussy, ringlet 
upon ringlet jobs are a thing of the 
past. Anyhow, can't you just imag- 
ine yourself getting it into shape 
after you've stuck to that bunk of 
yours 'til the last possible minute 
before that eight o'clock? 

(Continued on Page 4) 

Keech Speaks To 
Life Work Recruits 

Roger Keech, speaking on The 
Power of Prayer, gave the first in a 
group of discussions that will be 
used at the future meetings of the 
Life Work Recruits, on October 21 
at the regular semi-monthly meet- 
ing. Presenting his talk in a grip- 
ping fashion, Roger gave his talk 
so much force that much was ob- 
tained from it by all that were 
present. The next talk will be given 
by Joseph Yeakel on the topic, The 
Will of God. 

Plans were made for a possible 
religious thanksgiving program to 
be given at the Lebanon County 
Home at Lebanon. 

Beauty Contest 

(Continued from ^age 1) 
all can see who is ahead. The win- 
ner will be announced at the pep 
session in Engle Hall the night pre- 
vious to the Albright game and will 
terminate the WSSF drive. Various 
other things may take place, but 
at present this is all the commit- 
tees have set up. 


^ 0r that After-the-Game-Snack in Lebanon it's the . 


781 Cumberland St. 


Custom Tailors and Clothiers of 

Formal Wear Sales and Rentals 
PHONE 4112 
21 N. 7th St. LEBANON, PA. 

Mike Jackson surveyed the pass- 
ing early-Saturday night shoppers 
with a mixture of scorn and 
amusement. He liked to watch peo- 
ple, even if they were all dumb. 
People were his business. Like that 
fat guy carrying a suit-box under 
his arm. Poor sucker, probably 
worked a week to pay for that suit. 
Thinks he has a bargain, too, just 
because some smart operator jack- 
ed the price up twenty bucks then 
marked it down ten. Or that home- 
ly puss hurrying across the street, 
a ragged slip sticking out below 
her dress; arms filled with bundles 
that she knew wouldn't, yet hoped 
would, make her beautiful. Look at 
any of them. Watch their faces. 
Some happy because they 
think they spent too much; 
others smugly satisfied because 
they refrained from spending. 
Money! All they thought about. 
Money — the word halted Mike's 
train of thought. Mike hated peo- 
ple, but he loved money, and there 
was some coming across the street 
towards him in the form of a be- 
wildered looking, middle-aged 
man; top coat unbuttoned, hands 
filled with packages. Mike started 
toward the curb. Easy now, time it 
right. Step down as he steps up, 
turn your head — meet him squarely 
— "Oh, I beg your pardon." Mike's 
voice was humbly apologetic. "Here, 
let me get your package — " 

"My fault," mumbled the con- 
fused man. "Thanks," he added, 
as Mike handed him a package. 

Mike crossed the street, edged 
over to the side of a building and 
swore softly as he looked in his left 
hand. Another pen! That gave him 
eight pens, three pocket watches, 
one billfold and a string of imita- 
tion pearls for his day's work. 
Damn the guy that invented wrist 
watches! They were tough— except 
for the kind on a stretch band. Oh, 
well, a crack at the ticket line in 
front of the theater yet. That was 
always good for a billfold. Easy, too. 
Watch the suckers as they stepped 
into the line. Each one automatic- 
ally patted his pocketbook and 
once a guy knew where it was — 

Mike retraced his steps across 
the street. A policeman now occu- 
pied the corner where Mike had 
performed his latest lift, but police- 
men didn't bother Mike. They were 
as dumb, if not dumber, than other 

"Hey, you!" 

A hand clamped down on Mike's 
shoulder as the words reached his 
ears. That meant only one thing to 
Mike — recognition. One way out of 
this — one chance to take and very 
little time to take it. No small-time 
cop was taking him in! Spinning 
around he swung a round-house 
left to the mug's chin. Mike didn't 
wait to watch the man stagger 
backwards into a group of women 
and sit down ungracefully on the 
street. He didn't even hear the wo- 
men scream. Wheeling around he 
broke into a run, intent upon 
reaching the shadows of an alley 
he remembered for just this pur- 
pose. Three steps brought him 
squarely into the arms of a husky 

"Hold it, fella," growled the cop. 
"What's your rush?" 

Mike glared at his captor, dis- 
missed the thought of giving a 
snappy answer and said nothing. 

"Hey, now come here, too," com- 
manded the policeman to the man 
who had just picked himself up 

from the street. A stocky, red- 
faced, and thoroughly angry man 
answered his call. 

"I just wanted to ask' this gut 
something and he turns arounc 
and lets me have one on the chin. 
I oughta — " 

"Easy, there,," interrupted the 
officer. "I'll handle this. Now, 

Mike was certain he saw a good 
opportunity. With a brave attempt 
to hide the anger in his voice he 
broke in> 

"Ask me something? Listen, offi- 
cer," — Mike almost writhed at the 
thought of calling some hick-town 
flatfoot an officer — "this fellow 
slugged me from the back. I won't 
stand for that. No law-abiding citi- 
zen has to stand for that." 

But even before he finished 
speaking, Mike saw that his words 
fell upon deaf ears. His anger grew 
beyond control. The thought of be- 
ing held firmly in the grip of a 
rookie cop in a third-rate city was 
more than he could stand. He re- 
laxed completely for an instant, 
then with a sudden, violent jerk at- 
tempted to break loose from his 
captor. A sharp pain around his 
jaw and dancing lights before his 
eyes told Mike his effort was in 
vain. He shook his head slightly, 
blinked several times, then cursed 
viciously as he felt something cold 
against his right wrist. The hard 
truth dawned upon him. Cuffs, a 
trip to headquarters, a routine 
checkup — curtains. Fear never en- 
tered his mind for a second, but 
the irony of the whole thing sick- 
ened him. After outsmarting the 
best in the business for years, he 
had to get tangled up with an ig- 
norant bruiser like this one — a fool 
who couldn't even talk right. Mike 
knew his only hope now was silence 
here and a lucky break at the sta- 

"Now I'll try again," began the 
policeman. Turning to Mike's wide- 
eyed victim he continued, "What 
were you going to ask this fellow?" 

The man hesitated for an in- 
stant, then replied: "I ain't sayin', 

"Ah, a pair of wise guys. Maybe 
a little ride to headquarters will 
help you, too." 

Mike know by the accent on "you, 
too," that he was right in thinking 
there was no chance of talking his 
way out of this without going to 
headquarters. He poked his elbow 
hard into the stomach of one of 
the curious spectators who had 
gathered about the trio. The man 
grunted, but couldn't move back- 
ward. He received another sharp 
jab as the crowd, opening a path 
at the command of the police ser- 
geant, shoved him against Mike 
once more. 

"What's up, Tom?" began the 
sergeant as he pushed has way up 
to Mike and his captor. His face 
clouded slightly as he looked in- 
tently at Mike, then suddenly it 
cleared with the light of recogni- 

"Say, I think you got a nice 
catch here. If that's not 'Fingers 
Jackson' I'm a liar. He's wanted all 
along the west coast. He's known as 
one of the slickest hi'sters in the 
business. We just got a flier on him 
a few days ago." 

An amazed policeman and a very 
bewildered, red-faced citizen stared 
at Mike. Mike's face grew white, 
his lips compressed into a straight 
line, but he remained silent, still 
(Continued on Page 4) 



Flying Dutchmen Sail Thru 
Resisting Hofstra Opposition 

Witman, Magee, Hess, and Eckenroth 
In Stellar Roles; Bill Miller Surprises 

Glory came fast and loud to the 
Valley last Friday nite when the 
Blue and White decided by a 27-7 
score who really were the Flying 
Dutchmen and who was just sail- 
ing along. Don't let that score mis- 
lead you, however, for the Dutch- 
men from Hofstra were tough and 
but for a few bad breaks might 
have been tougher. 

Charley Witman, performing on 
familiar turf, opened the scoring 
with a spectacular play. After an 
exchange of fumbles, an intercept- 
ed pass and a Valley first-play-of- 
the-game pass that looked like 
pay-dirt, Hofstra was deep in Val- 
ley territory on the 18. The New 
Yorkers tried an end run but Wit- 
man, drifting out with the runner, 
was set for the tackle when the 
ball-carrier flipped a lateral to El- 
lis, Hofstra half-back. Witman 
tipped the lateral into the air, 
caught it, stepped out from be- 
tween the two men and went 85 
yards for the score, outracing Ellis 
who was hot in pursuit. Gage's try 
from placement was blocked, his 
first unsuccessful boot in twelve at- 

Fumbles prevented any other se- 
rious attempt at scoring during the 



Lebanon Valley's football team 
this '47 season is crammed full of 
Lebanonites, and our sports per- 
sonality of the week, Bob Bowman, 
can rightfully be classed in the up- 
per bracket of this group, for Bob 

is the starting right halfback for 
remainder of the first quarter, but the Dutchmen. In this, his second 

LV was in possesion of the ball on 
the Hofstra 19 when the period 
ended. Taking up from there in the 
quarter, the Blue and White was 
put back to the 27 by a fumble and 
Hofstra took over. 

Two successive first downs and 
Hofstra appeared to be moving, but 

year at the Valley, he has shown 
the ability to merit this role thru 
his consistent play during his two 
years as a member of the L. V. 

Bob is one of the younger players 
on the Valley team, but, unlike 
most young ball players, he isn't 

the Valley held and a blocked kick the colorful type of player you'd 

expect. Because of this he is per- 
haps the most underrated player 

by surprise starter, Bill Miller, on 
the 22 gave the Valley another 
chance. .Hank DiJohnson weaved on the starting eleven. Week after 
his way to the 5 where the safety week the papers are filled with rave 
man pulled him down. Little Jim notices about this grid great and 
Magee sneaked over from there, that sports hero, but rarely is the 
and the Valley led 13-0 after Gage name of Bob Bowman in the head- 
converted. The half ended with lines. If you can read between the 
Hofstra .in possession on the LV 28. lines you will see who paved the 
Roaring back after the half-time way for this long run and who gave 
break, Hofstra showed they were such good protection to that passer, 
not yet a beaten team as they un- This is Bob's role, and an impor- 
leashed a tricky offense which net- tant one it is indeed, though the 
ted them a TD. Starting on their player seldom gets credit for the 
own 17, they drove down to the 31 outstanding job he is doing on the 
for a first down. A pass from kick gridiron. We take space in this col- 
formation caught the Valley sleep- umn to show Bob that he is not a 

ing and Hofstra was on the LV 47. 
Another pass put them on the 33, 
Mrozack went to the 20 and Schus- 
sler passed to Demarest on the Val- 
ley 12. Mrozack went around right 
end for the score and after a re- 
call of one try, Schussler passed to 
Peterson for the extra point. 

Catching fire again in the last 
quarter, the Valley sewed up the 
game with two touchdowns. The 
first was set up by a lucky break. 

forgotten member of the Flying 
Dutchmen, but just an unsung 

Bob graduated from Lebanon 
High in 1946, where he participated 
in two sports, football and track. 
He won four letters in high school 
sports. In football he performed 
for 3 years on the gridiron for the 
Cedars, both at right half and full- 
back. His high school coach was 
"Scoop" Feaser, now line coach for 

Quarterback Eckenroth booted the Dutchmen. "Scoop" undoubted - 
from his own end zone to the Hof - iy knew the scoop when he put Bob 
stra 42 where the ball bounced past n the starting team at Lebanon 
the safety, Graff. He was not able valley his Freshman year, for 
to hold the pigskin and Bud Lukens he has been there ever since. In 
recovered on the Hofstra 27. Here track Bob was a letter winner his 
Eckenroth pulled the old buck pass senior year in high school. He ran 
out of his pocket for a TD, Ecken- the hurdles, 
roth to Witman. The Lebanon boy 

danced his way thru the Hofstra roth passed to Fisher on the 9, 

defense for his second score that where Hofstra tightened and held, 

put the Valley out in front, 20-7. Walt Gage attempted a field goal, 

Two minutes later the Valley was but it was wide of the mark, 
threatening again after a beautiful With time running out Hofstra 

pass play by Eckenroth to Hess, took to the air. Guy Euston inter- 

The quarterback, on his own 20, cepted and went 39 yards to the 

heaved a long one to the Hofstra Hofstra 9. Witman was open in the 

22, where two Valleyites and one end zone and Eckenroth dropped 

lone defender went into the air af- the 'skin into the lanky end's arms 

ter it. Hess, the diminutive scat- to boost the score to 27-7. The 

back, came out of the tangle with game ended with Lebanon Valley in 

the ball in his arms. Then Ecken- possession on the Hofstra 35. 

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Street Confer Drama 

(Continued from Page 3) 

half-confident of a lucky break at 
the station. 

"Beats me, Sarge," said the po- 
liceman. "This one here" — point- 
ing to Mike — turns around and 
slugs the other one for no reason, 
then starts running. Ran right in- 
to me, so I held him." 

Both officers turned to Mike's vic- 

"How are you tied up with him?" 
asked the Sergeant. 

"Hell, officer," replied the man, 
"I never saw this guy before. I 
only wanted to give him back his 
fountain pen. He dropped it as he 
crossed the street. See, here it is/' 


Fashions on Tap 

(Continued from Page 3) 

Know how wonderful a difEe ^t 
hairdo can make you feel? 
take a few minutes sometime, V: 
an ounce of imagination and ^ 

hairbrush before you 

you'll have dreamed-up some* 1 ^ 
that'll make you feel definitely 11 
and look it, too! 

Miss Lebanon Valley College 





No. 6 


Student-Faculty Judges Pick Miss Kalo 
In WSSF Sponsored Beauty Contest 

Attractive Pat 

Delphian SU^^ffiflTT< 

For ProspectiwnHser 

Musical Program Accm ptes 
Decorations; Ruth Keechnea 

Delphian Hall was temporarily transforr^B ^^Chinatown this 
afternoon to provide atmosphere for the annul^Welphian tea which 
took place there from three-thirty to five-thirty. Mrs. Lynch, Mrs. Stru- 
ble, Miss Myers, and Mrs. Rutledge poured. Decorations in the form of 
Chinese fans and the unusual and effective use of crepe paper aptly dis- 
played the vivid imaginations of , 

the decorating committee. This 
committee was headed by Ruth 
Keech, whose assistants were Ruth 
Kramer, Betty Slifer, Edith Kro- 
kenberger, Ethel Mae Beam, Bar- 
bara Kleinfelter, and Elaine Frock. 

The musical program was in 
keeping with the decorations. "Lo- 
tus Land," "Hong Kong Blues," and 
"Hush Hour in Hong Kong" were 
rendered by Betty Ruth Jones, Ja- 
n et Weaver, and Polly Stoner re- 



6— Fellowship Hour in Philo 
Hall at 7:30. Singspiration. 

7— Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 8:00 to 11:30. 

8 — Football game with Albright 
at Albright. 

8 — Hockey game with Millers- 
ville State Teachers College 
at Millersville. 

8 — Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 8:00 to 11:30. 

9 — Vespers in the College 
Church at 6:15 p.m. "Find- 
ing Religion through Liter- 
ature," Dr. P. A. W. Wallace 

10 — Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30 to 7:30. 

11 — Phi Lambda Sigma initia- 
tion, 8:00. 

12— .Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30 to 7:30. 

13— Next issue of La Vie. 

Tall, dark-haired Pat Riihiluoma became "Miss Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege" when she defeated nine other entrants in the campus beauty con- 
test held last Friday evening under the auspices of the World Student 
Service Fund Campaign. Appearing as "Miss Kalo," she was chosen by 
a student-faculty committee of judges before a large audience in En- 
gle Hall. 

The contestants, each of whom 
was sponsored by a campus organi- 
zation, were judged on the basis of 
talent, personality, and beauty of 
face and figure. In an informal 
pre-contest meeting with the judg- 
es, they were tested on the factors 
of poise, dignity, and intelligence. 

Following the opening Prome- 
nade, in which they appeared in 

Mr. Robert H. Reiff 
First Guest Speaker 
&t Chemistry Club 

Petroleum Refining 
Makes Interesting Talk 

Mr. Robert H. Reiff was the guest evening gowns, and were 'introduced 

speaker at the first meeting of the by Maste r of Ceremonies, Robert 

Lebanon Valley College Chemistry Zimmerman, the aspirants for the 

Club on Tuesday evening, Oct. 28. beauty queen title demonstrated 

A graduate of. Lebanon Valley, class their abilities in the talent portion 

of '41 with a B.S. in Chemistry, Mr. f the program. In the order of 

"L" Club To Sponsor 
Homecoming Dance 

Lebanon Valley's annual Home- 
coming Dance, under the sponsor- 
ship of the "L" Club, will be held in 
the Annville High School gym, 
President Marquette stated this 

Each couple is going to be tagged 


Reiff continued his studies at the 
University of Cincinnati where he 
received his masters degree in 1944. 
During the next three years he was 

employed as a research chemist by ano selection, "Toccato, 
the Pan American Refining Corp. chaturian. 

their appearance, they were: 

"Miss Clio," Mary Jane Eckert, 
West Reading, Penna.; vocal solo, 
How Deep is the Ocean," and a pi- 

by Kha- 

s Pectively. Mary Fuhrman did a for a buck-and-a-half and it will 

v °cal number, "The Lotus Flower." be a very worth-while investment, 

' Annette Reed, Irma Gainor, as was proven last year. For that 

Jeanne. Hall, and Ruth Peiffer were small sum students will be entitled 

511 charge of the favors. to dance three hours (9:00-12:00) 

Imrit„*- i. » f , to the music of Eddie Englehart 

A nvitations were taken care of by 


J anet 

Ruth Jones, Faye Kraut, 
Fuhrman, and Lorraine 


own Eddie) and his or- 


Weaver, Grace Laverty, 
sy Myers, Ella Schultz, Barbara 
J^Uch, Rose Marie Root, and Jo- 
- ne Kessler provided the refresh- 

The tickets are going to be in the 
form of programs and they may be 
obtained from any "L" Club mem- 
ber or at the door that night. 

the Group of Married Vets : 

1 am very much interested in 
left proposal suggested in your 
«tter of October 28, and I shall 

esent it to the faculty with an 
^native recommendation. 
re *~°y e ver, since you chose to 
j^ain anonymous, I do not 
with whom to confer; 
w* e * ore > I should appreciate it 
*iuich if you were to come 
ttty office at our mutual con- 
gee for the purpose of dis- 
this proposal. 
Yours truly, 

President Tours Ohio, 
New Jersey, and Penna. 

President Clyde A. Lynch spent 
the greater part of last week in 
Dayton, Ohio, where he attended 
a meeting of the Board of Christian 
Education and Men's Congress. 
From there he journeyed to Penn- 
sylvania State College for a meet- 
ing of the Association of College 
Presidents on Friday and Saturday. 

Dr. Lynch spoke before the con- 
gregation of St. John's Evangelical 
Church, Ridgewood, New Jersey, on 
November 2, and delivered a Foun- 
ders' Day address on November 4 
at the Evangelical School of The- 
ology, Reading, Pennsylvania. 

newly fo 
ficnal narril 
Receding Haf 
in order of me 

President — Charles 
Vice President — Peter 
Secretary — James Brulat 

Treasurer — Henry Deens 
Sgt. at Arms — Reynolds Marquef 
Asst. Sgt. at Arms — Robert Beck 
Chaplain — Richard Grayboyes 
Asst. Chaplain — David Fleischer 
Sec. To The Pres. — Brice Oxenrider 
Sec. To The Vice Pres. — Nick Verni 
Sec. To The Secretary — Walter Hess 
Sec. To The Treasurer — William 


Sec. To The Sgt. At Arms — Paul 

Mortician — Harry Hoffman 
Brow Specialist; — Vincent Sherman 
Officers In Charge of Correspond- 
ence to the Hair Farmer — Chas. 
Shollenberger and Fred Tice 
Faculty Advisor — John F. Lotz 

Due to a special contract nego- 
tiated by the Club with Carl's Bar- 
ber Shop, members are entitled to a 
special discount. The meeting was 
terminated with the rejection of 
the applications of Walt Mahoney 
and' Fritz Delduco because of ob- 
vious qualification deficiencies. 

in Texas City, Texas. This past July, 
Mr. Reiff took a position as a re- 
search chemist for the Armstrong 
Cork Co. in Lancaster, Pa. 
"Modern Petroleum Refining" 
is the subject of Mr. Reiff 's in- 
king and informative talk. He 
his subject to that portion 
3um chemistry that is use- 
Ihe making of gasoline, 
^obtaining "natural" 
jasoline from the 
were diagram- 
leeting which 
iate of 

goal n 
the club, 
will be obtaH 
ing next montf 
The club also 
special invitation tc 
interested in chemistrj 
to major in chemistry' 
members of the club. An active 
interesting year has been pl^ 
Dues are twenty-five cents a ser 
ter. They should be paid to the sec- 
retary-treasurer, Wesley Kreiser. 

"Miss Delphian," Martha Miller, 
Harrisburg, Penna.; poem, "Pyra- 
mus and Thisbe." 

"Miss Kalo," Pat Riihiluoma, 
Hamilton, Bermuda; piano selec- 
tion, "Waltz in A Flat" by Chopin. 

"Miss Phi Lambda Sigma," Mary- 
carol Salzman, Closter, New Jersey; 
interpretive ballet, "Roumanian 
Rhapsody" by Enesco. 

"Miss Jiggerboard," Constance 
Nestor, Reading, Penna.; piano se- 
lections, two "Fantastic Dances" by 

"Miss W. A. A." Janet Weaver. 
Lansdale, Penna.; vocal solo, "St. 
Louis Blues," and a piano selection, 

"Miss 'L' Club," Rufina Balmer, 
Lititz, Penna.; piano selection, "Im- 
provisation and Melody." 
"Miss YWCA," Elaine Frock, 
;er, Penna.; vocal solo, "So- 
jed Lady." 
YMCA," Mary Tillson, 
piano selection, 

lonnaires," Nan 
enna.; two vo- 
2 You" and 

to the 
e ofthe winner 
An excited and 
Lebanon Valley Col- 

Attention, Juniors! 

Portraits for the yearbook 
must be taken November 13 and 
14. A fee of $1 is required at 
time of sitting. Bring along the 
informal picture you wish to be 
used in the yearbook, if you have 

n I 
he co 
age a, 

her audience that her 
came as a complete sur- 
prise^and that "all thanks go to 
Kalo," the organization which 
sponsored her. 

Miss Riihiluoma, a freshman in 
the Conservatory of Music, is a re- 
cent graduate of the Baldwin 
School for Girls, Bryn Mawr, Penn- 
sylvania. She is the daughter of Mr. 

(Continued on Page 2) 




Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 6 

Thursday, November 6, 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college year, except 
holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Intercollegiate 
Press. National advertising is secured through the National Advertising Service, Inc., 
College Publishers Representative, New York, N. Y. 

Ronald Baker 
Doris Clements Richard Pye 

Marycarol Salzman Samuel Rutherford Nan Urich 


News Editor Martha Matter 

Sports Editor 9.^ rles Jl me 

Assistant Sports Editor W llham Fisher 

Conservatory Editor Barbara Kleinfelter 

Feature Editor i i,'^ 1 ^ Berger 

Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart 

Staff Photographer James Gregg 

Art Editor Robert Sourbier 

Cartoonist Robert Miller 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge 

David Fleischer George Ely Richard Moller 

James Parsons Joanne Kessler Jean Bozarth 


Business Manager Melvyn Bowman 

Assistant Business Manager yJ°. hn Marshall 

Copy Editor Elaine Heilman 

Circulation Managers Robert McCoy, Howard Kreider 

Adviser Dr - John F. Lotz 


Esther Bell Irving Mall Glenn Hall Audrey Geidt 

Robert Howard Alex Fehr Vivian Werner C. John Saylor 

Betty Ruth Jones Donald Paine Robert Bomgardner Helen Nicoll 

Rhoda Zeigler Francis Heckman 



The Men's Senate of Lebanon Valley College offers the following 
resolution for your consideration and action: 

A. That past acts of depredation by students of both institutions 
preceding the annual Lebanon Valley College— Albright football 
game have been inimical to the good will and cordial relations 
which both colleges seek to foster. 

B. That we, the governing body of the male dormitory students of 
Lebanon Valley College pledge that we will do everything in our 
power to prevent such acts preceding and during future contests 
between the schools. 

C. That the student body of Lebanon Valley College invites the stu- 
dent body of Albright College to initiate similar action to attempt 
to prevent acts of this nature which will tend to jeopardize the 
cordial relationships which now prevail between both institutions. 

GEORGE R. MARQUETTE, President of Men's Senate. 

Mortician Announces 
Albright's Last Rites 

Campus W|ll Mourn 
Deceased Opponent 

Final rites and ceremonies for 
Albright will be administered Fri- 
day evening, November 7, at the 
biggest pep rally of the season. 

The program begins 7 o'clock 
sharp in Engle Hall with a general 
cheering session including the pep- 
py support of the cheerleaders as 
well as the German Band. Plenty 
of noise is expected from the stu- 
dent body in preparation for the 
slaughter, Saturday. 

Most important event of the cer- 
emony will be the announcement 
and coronation of Lebanon Valley's 
Football King and Queen. Those 
who have not cast their votes for 
the favorite better hurry before the 
great coronation. 

After the coronation, the new 
King and Queen will pay their roy- 
al respects to the late Albright and 
will reign over the remaining ac- 
tivities of the night. 

The spirit of Albright will be duly 
buried with administration of rites 
by Joe Smith followed by the 
mourning procession from Engle 
Hall to the cemetery better known 
as the Athletic Field. Eight fresh- 
men will perform their duties as 

The burial ceremony will take 
place by a roaring bonfire which 
consumes Albright, body and soul. 
To celebrate this, another round of 
cheers is planned as a last rally for 
the victory, Saturday. The group 
on the field will form a snake line 
gliding back to campus. 

Prof. Miller Speaks 
To LVC Legionnaires 

Professor Frederick K. Miller 
spoke on behalf of the faculty at 
last Thursday's meeting of the 
LVC Legionnaires when he out- 
lined the advantages and disad- 
vantages of continuing the twelve- 
week summer session. His talk was 
occasioned by the fact that the 
Legionnaires propose to present a 
petition to the college requesting 
that the accelerated program be 

The college is fully aware of the 
problems facing the student veter- 
an who has already fallen several 
years behind in his plans for a ca- 
reer, Professor Miller said, and this 
decision was not lightly made. He 
asked the veterans gathered in 
Engle Hall to consider certain other 
factors which bear on the subject. 
Among these was the condition of 
the physical plant of the college, 
which cannot be greatly improved 
so long as classes are using the 
building the year-round. 

He also mentioned the psycho- 
logical benefit of spreading the pe- 
riod over a longer time. The facul- 
ty, he said, contrary to popular be- 
lief, needs an opportunity to re- 
fresh their minds and bodies, which 
none of them have been able to 
do since the start of the war. 

In conclusion, he reminded the 
members that, as the most power- 
ful student organization on cam- 
pus, they are in a position to be 
of great service to the college and 
the student body. 



If'this past Friday night proved anything at all, it proved that Leb„ 
non Valley College has one of the finest, little bands in the state. 
sheer excellence of musicianship and precision of marching, it would 
deed be difficult to duplicate, and Professor Rutledge deserves more th a ^ 
mere words of praise for his fine leadership and training. 

But — something is lacking. That extra color and flash — that spe C i a j 
something that makes for snap and sparkle — just isn't there. Where ^ 
our fleet of snappy, prancing majorettes? And where is that sparking 
dashing color guard? Granted, yes, that four of the prettiest girls on 
campus are in the color guard, but their uniforms! Bulky, unbecoming 
coats, caps that hide most of their faces, and— baggy, long trousers 
Horrors! Why all the cover-up? And, pray tell, why must our cheer 
leaders be burdened with those long skirts and floppy sweaters? Where 
is the color, the fire, the brilliance that should go with a band? i n 
short, where are the girls? 

It is doubtful, indeed, if there be another co-ed school in the state 
be it high school or college, in which strutting, the accepted and come to 
be expected gymnastics are so utterly lacking. Go to almost any high 
school football game and you'll see what is meant. It is really lamentable 
that the Valley, with such a splendid musical organization, puts up such 
a poor, insipid front. That extra dash and color might, incidently, help 
the general all-around spirit, too. Why not take a tip from Hofstra? 
At least, why not give it a try?— R. B. 

(Reprinted from LA VIE October 30th Issue) 



Representative J. Parnell Thom- 
as, taking his team, the House Un- 
American Activities Committee, in- 
to the lush field of Hollywood per- 
sonalities, has ploughed-up some 
interesting clods of information. 

The first and most notable ob- 
servation is that the cartoonist's 
proverbial Commie seems doomed 
to revision. Through the medium 
of the newsman's camera comes 
another conception of him. Gone is 
the bewhiskered, bomb-toting, dog- 
ma-spouting Communist of the 20's 
and 30's. He has been superseded 
by an individual caparisoned in the 
best offering of Hollywood's tailors, 
peering through the latest thing in 
ponderous shell-rimmed glasses, 
and flanked by a beauty who looks 
as though she has not exactly been 
immune to the bourgeois appeals 
of advertising. 

Then, one might note that the 
"New Look" in the Communist field 
does not lecture on street corners, 
campuses, or public meetings, but 
disseminates his propaganda in a 
more sutble manner. He grinds 
out his insidious message in a 
threadbare Beverly Hills apartment 
for a pittance that probably does 
not exceed five figures. Further- 
more, this disciple of Lenin plies 
his trade in a castle-ridden indus- 
try, the guiding powers of which 
determine, to a large extent, what 
the public will or will not see. Their 
decisions are, in turn, subject to 
the scrutiny of the Johnston office 
before the masses are exposed to 

This, then, is the individual who 
is going to precipitate the mass 
movement to the barricades. 

Clionians Again Conduct 
Christmas Card Sales 

With the Christmas season ap- 
proaching, Clio is again selling 
Christmas cards, and wrapping pa- 
per. The price is one dollar a box 
and there is a large assortment. In 
addition, there is a box of "every- 
day cards" in the group which in- 
cludes cards for birthdays and get- 
well cards. For those little gifts 
that must be bought at Christmas 
time, Clionians will be happy to 
show you writing paper and note 
paper selling for one dollar per 

Virginia Vought is in charge of 
the project, but any member of the 
Clio Society will be glad to show 
you samples of the cards, wrapping 
paper, and writing paper from 
which to make a selection. 

Miss LVC 

(Continued from Page 1) 

and Mrs. John W. Riihiluoma, of 
Hamilton, Bermuda. 

Representing the faculty on the 
judging committee were Professor 
D. Clark Carmean, the Rev. David 
W. Gockley, and Miss Doris Spon- 
augle. Student judges were Elaine 
Heilman, Joseph Fiorello, and 
George Marquette. 


Formerly Karls 

VISIT - - - 


Light Lunches and. Sandwiches 
of All Kinds 

Annville, Pa. 


DEAR R. B., 

Thanks for the suggestions and 
criticisms as contained in LA VIE, 
issue of October 30. We always like 
constructive criticism when it is of- 
fered in a spirit of helpfulness or 
in an earnest desire to attain real 
improvement; conversely, we dis- 
like it when it publicly taunts or 
ridicules, when it is unfair and un- 
true, or when it is made without 
consideration of all factors involv- 

There were very definite reasons 
for having our Color Guard wear 
white trousers, namely (1) all our 
available white skirts are in use by 
members of the Girls' Band; (2) it 
takes months to secure any type of 
uniform equipment from the uni- 
form manufacturers these days. 
You could have learned these rea- 
sons if you had taken the time to 
ask any one of the girls or myself, 
but ... it was much more sport 
to poke fun at them and to ridicule 
them in your columns, wasn't it? 
Furthermore, are you aware that a 
Color Guard is, in a sense, a mili- 
tary unit? Surely you don't think 
it would be in good form to have 
our national flag carried down the 
field by prancing girls in shorts! 
After all, there is a certain dignity 
and decorum that attaches to the 
carrying of the colors, the observ- 
ance of which would, in my hum- 
ble opinion, place your suggestions 
and inferences in the realm of ex- 
tremely poor taste. As for those 
military style caps worn by the 
Color Guard, you should know, if 
you have ever worn one, that the 
bill of the cap is pulled down to 
within the width of two fingers 
from the nose. We could have 
achieved, however, a certain sloppy 
effect for you had the caps been 
worn on the back of the head, as, 
indeed, many of your vaunted high 
school bands actually do. And as 
for the baggy trousers in the Color 
Guard, you. are entirely mistaken; 
we have extensive movies taken of 
the Color Guard at the game in 
question which completely disprove 
your statement .Could it be possi- 
ble, R. B., that you suffered a little 
eye-strain at that Hofstra game? 

As for prancing majorettes, I 
have no objection to the idea when 
not carried to extremes. Let me tell 
you about a high school football 
game I attended recently (and 
you'd be surprised if I told you 
where). The band, preceded by a 
fleet of prancing majorettes, came 
on the field, formed one large rec- 
tangle, and that was its entire pro- 
gram of drilling and maneuvering! 

For the next fifteen minutes the 
prancers took over and put on a 
show of cavorting that got mighty 
repetitious and monotonous after 
the first couple of minutes. Several 
people near me felt the same way 
about it, judging from their reac- 
tions. Frankly, I think many high 
school band directors have gone 
off the deep end in over-doing this 
prancing majorette stuff. Yes, I. 
know you can point out some col- 
lege bands that do it, but I can 
point out twenty times as many 
and better college and university 
bands that don't, 

I agree with you — Hofstra had a 
snappy group of cheer leaders. 
They worked well together and 
performed some clever stunts. And 
yet they exhibited, among other 
things, a lack of good sportsman- 
ship. It's possible, however, that 
this defect in their attitude went 
unnoticed by some in the stands, 
since it had nothing to do whatso- 
ever with scanty attire or bare legs. 

By the way, R. B., I was in Har- 
risburg last Saturday afternoon, 
and dropped in to see a football 
game there. Wish you could have 
been along to have seen the cheer 
leaders! Frankly, I thought they 
looked O. K— they worked together 
as a unit and inspired some good 
cheering. But you would have been 
convulsed at their attire. Shades 
of the 20th Century! The girls wore 
skirts that reached to the knee, 
mind you, and one group of them 
wore very loose fitting jackets witb 
long sleeves, quite similar in ap- 
pearance to the sweaters our cheer 
leaders wear. And yet the specta- 
tors on that side of the field cheer- 
ed and yelled — and how! Some- 
times I get a sneaking suspicion 
that good cheering and school sptf' 
it depend' an awful lot on the P e0 ' 
pie on the side lines like you an g 
me who ought to be in there yell"* 
with the other leaders and a 
against them, regardless of 110 
they are dressed. 

Several weeks ago plans 
made for certain specialties dur 
the half-time at the Albright w 
the Homecoming games. But I 
undecided whether to use tb eDl 
not, since, thanks to your most 
helpful editorial, some students 
volved in one of the specif ^ 
might now feel self-conscious^ 
embarrassed; not having y° ur 
look on life, I am very relnC $ ^ 
to unnecessarily create any ^ 
feeling on the part of any oI 

Honestly, R. B., there IS room 


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The Campus Is Talking About . . . 

PEN LETTER— To Whom It May Concern: 

"Peg" Bower wants L. V. C. to teach her the art of underwater kiss- 
ing. Can't George help? 

(Signed) "The Termites." 

.■WE'RE OFF!!!" That's what Fritz's pajamas said one night last 

week as he made his debut on the tennis court that exit he made 

toward the Men's Dorm wasn't swift— but effective Fritz, you 

have such a well-developed personality! In respective directions, 

Annette Reed and Dick Knies Now that the rains have come, the 

water-pouring fad in Men's Dorm has been out-moded if only 

The Fourth of July would make a premature appearance, so the 
firecracker fiends could take their boom-sticks to the wide-open 

BUZZ-BUZZ-BUZZ Excitement reached a new high last Friday 

evening, upon the occasion of the Lebanon Valley Beauty Contest, 

the first to be held on this campus in many years Attractive and 

talented winner, "Miss Bermuda," better known as "Pat" Riihilouma, 
bringing added fame to South Hall "Bob" Zimmerman dispatch- 
ing his M. C. duties with unintended humor orchids to Doro- 
thea Cohen's clever accompaniment to the vocal numbers Pat's 

roommate, Rufina Balmer, another LVC Beauty Contestant, is keep- 
ing in circulation via Sal Fiorello and Rinso Marquette 

GRATITUDES South Hall wishes to express its most sincere and 

heartfelt (?) appreciation for the consideration shown them by 
the "Bundles For South Hall Committee," during the recent short- 

"Butch" Bell owes a vote of thanks to the Penn Hall girl who gave 
her that painful goose-egg, as it was responsible for awakened sym- 
pathy on the part of "Sleepy" Widmann 

LOST WEEKEND Last weekend proved a rather drab and unevent- 
ful one to those remaining on campus no game, dances, or any 

other entertainment was forthcoming to break the deadly mono- 
tony to make matters worse, the record player in the Gym de- 
cided to "give up" — so — "Rec" hour came to an untimely end.... 
practically everyone had gone home for a precious last visit before 
getting their teeth into the stepped-up activities preceding Thanks- 
giving holiday. . . .ho-hum. . . .next time we'll be prepared, and stock 
up on such juicy reading material as "The Rise and Fall of The 
Roman Empire," available at any time in the college library 

ler, etc judging by the empty corridors this past week, a large 

number or happy hunters are stalking their helpless prey 

Sociology Class Visits 
Hbg. Children's Home 

On Saturday morning the social 
work class visited one of Harris- 
burg's public institutions — the Chil- 
dren's Home. It was a unique ex- 
perience for the group in that they 
had the privilege of observing, 
first-hand, the organization and 
administration of such an institu- 

The group, including Professor 
Wolfgang and his wife, Hattie Cook, 
Virginia Werner, Carolyn Boed- 
dingh'aus, Lois Wengert, Marian 
Schwalm, and Paul Shettel; were 
taken through the different cot- 
tages by Mr. Aylesworth, executive 
head of the Home. 

Mr. Aylesworth explained how 
the children are taken care of, the 
general plan of maintenance of the 
cottages, etc. He emphasized espe- 
cially that such a home is meant 
to be a temporary home for unfor- 
tunate children until they can ei- 
ther return to their own homes or 
be placed in good foster homes. 

The class is planning to visit oth- 
er social agencies and institutions 
in the near future, including the 
state mental hospital at Harris- 



Breezing Along The Bull Path 

Any morning, from nine to 
twelve, you can spot them in the 
Pennway. Casually passing from 
booth to booth, lightly socializing; 
they have their minds on bigger 
things. Occasionally one of Dior's 
decollettes may momentarily inter- 
rupt the search, but their furtive 
glances do not long stray. Aha! 
There it is! A quick snatch— a cup 
of coffee goes flying— invective is 
heaped on the lugubriously guilty 
one. What gives rise to this asper- 
ity, the split coffee? Nothing so 
simple, look at the paper the cul- 
prit has made away with— you have 
just witnessed the artful purloining 
°f a comic sheet. 

Do not laugh. This is a matter 
which will admit of .no levity. WHat 
is there to a tawdry comic strip 
that causes the most honored 
Members of our organization to to- 
tally disregard one of the basic 
m ores; to engage in such anti-so- 
cial conduct? 

Intent on solving the problem 
an d perhaps arresting the moral 
^gradation of this student in its 
inchoate state, we pursued the 
thief to an end booth where he, 
oblivious to all, was perusing his 
bo °ty. After due consideration of 
° Ur insistent inquiries, Heinrich 
Knochenkopf retorted: 

" D id you say tawdry, was ist los 
JJ* du? Just look at "Lil' Abner." 
Ulange his name to Candide and 
* e have in Al Capp another Vol- 

. >e - Swifts' satire is not so much 
i^ter, and to his Capp adds the 
, Uu strative skill of a minor Ho- 
° ar th. Why, just recently "Lil' Ab- 

le? 6r because Ca PP spoofed some 

tak ators; tis not ever y° ne wh0 
es the comics so lightly." 

ell » can you beat that. The ra- 
eJ^izing that some people do to 

wam their actions, 
tj ere ' s Charlie Gaul, chief execu- 
fcgj® of "Bundles for South 
w committee, nose stuck in the 

per > making a "breakfast-wid- 

Was barred from a prominent 

ow" of poor Dot Thomas who sits 
forlornly across the table. We have 
heard of the spirit overcoming the 
flesh, but what height of esthetic 
ecstasy could possibly divert Char- 
lie's fond gaze from what is cer- 
tainly one of the most deelicious 
dishes on campus? Are you grow- 
ing senile, Charles? 

"Senile? Son, ah' feel like a 
bull-1-1. (Shades of Joe Kania!) As 
for reading the funnies — my moth- 
er was scared by a soap-box opera, 
so I just have to keep coming back 
to find out what happens in the 
next episode. Each day I leave the 
paper, wondering what will happen 
to these hard-pressed but ever- 
calm heroes. There's no end to it. 
Miss one day and , it's as bad as 
missing out on a Perils of Pauline 

Well, well, let's pass on to the 
next booth and see what can be 
done with this poor philistine. No- 
tice the glint in his eye as he fol- 
lows the intrepid adventures of 
"Flash Gordon." 

You mean you won't tell us un- 
less we don't use your name? O.K. 
then, let's have it. 

"After being inflicted with such 
startling results of the deepest 
mental machinations as the fol- 
lowing theory propounded by one 
of our professors— The 'reason man 
walks is because it got too crowded 
in the trees'— I feel so intellectually 
umbragated that I must resort to 
some form of escapism." Poor fel- 
low, I guess his studies are too 
much for him. 

Dick Pye seems to be a rational 
type. What's your opinion,Dick? 

"It's a hard question to answer. 
I enjoy reading most of the comics, 
undoubtedly, but can't put my fin- 
ger on any specific reason. Maybe 
it's' because it's the only literature I 
see in a day's time that I can really 
understand. At any rate, Scotch- 
man that I am, I'll go to almost 
any lengths to keep posted on the 
(Continued on Page 4) 

Changes Announced In 
Arrangement of Library 

New Volumes Acquired 
For Work and Pleasure 

In order to relieve crowded con- 
ditions on the balcony and to ade- 
quately shelve the books in the 
general science class (500-539) 
these books were last spring shifted 
from the mezzanine to the base- 
ment. Books included in this class 

Mathematics S510 
Astronomy 520 
Physics 530 
Chemistry 540 

A very crowded condition on the 
first floor is also being alleviated 
by the placement of book shelves 
between the stacks. 

Some new books for recreation 
are: Delta Wedding by Eudora Wel- 
ty; The Fields by Conrad Richter; 
Gentleman's Agreement by Laura 
Hobson; Spoonhandle by Ruth 
Moore; Red Morning by Ruby F. 
Frey; and The Snake Pit by Mary 
Jane Ward. 

Red Morning is a well-told his- 
torical novel dealing with the post 
Revolutionary period in Pennsylva- 
nia. The Snake Pit is a novel treat- 
ing psychoanalysis and Gentle- 
man's Agreement is the best and 
most recent novel concerning anti- 

There have also been a large 
number of additions to the philoso- 
phy department. Some of them in- 
clude J. V. Smith's Philosophers 
Speak for Themselves; Concluding 
Unscientific Postscripts by S. A. 
Kirkegaard; Philosophical Frag- 
ments by A. C. Kneedson; and 
Peace of Mind by J. L. Liebman. 
Peace of Mind is very popular at 
the present time. It tells how one 
can attain and retain "peace of 
mind." There is no conflict be- 
tween psychology and religion. In- 
stead, it shows the correlation be- 
tween the two. 


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21 N. 7th St. LEBANON, PA. 

Five nights a week, fifty weeks a 
year, precisely as the big clock on 
the high school tower banged nine- 
thirty, the door of Danny's Sweet 
Shop opened to admit Margaret for 
the coke which she always drank 
before going to work. "The usual," 
she said, easing herself carefully 
onto one of the red leather stools 
which stood in a row before the 
glistening counter. She placed a 
large knitted carryall, a Saturday 
Evening Post, and a small brown 
bag on the top of said counter, and 
hooked her umbrella over its edge. 
Her right arm, useless except for 
hanging things on, was forever fix- 
ed in a bent position, while the 
fingers gripped a crisp, white hand- 
kerchief painstakingly placed there 
— just so. It was impossible to date 
her white, sharkskin dress with the 
bolero over top. It was neither styl- 
ish nor otherwise, for the lines and 
cut reminded you of no particular 
era. Her frizzy brown hair was 
streaked with white, making for a 
sort of salt and pepperish effect. 
Her skin was brownish in hue, but 
not altogether unpleasing to the 
eye. At first glance, a little too 
much rouge started you, while the 
mouth, not made up, was the same 
dun color as the rest of her slightly 
wrinkled face. Yet despite the non- 
descript appearance there was 
something striking about the wo- 
man. A pair of cheerful-looking, 
youthful brown eyes peered from 
beneath straggly brows. Something 
about the eyes made you feel like 
mirroring the smile that .perennial- 
ly laughed out of them. Hers were 
eyes that had looked on suffering 
but whose blind faith in the ulti- 
mate Tightness of things remained 

After dallying over coke and cig- 
arette for fifteen minutes Margaret 
collected her impedimenta and 
went out to the corner to wait for 
the bus. It came bumbling mono- 
tonously through the "scattered 
showers" predicted by the evening 
paper, and screeched to a stop. She 
boarded the vehicle giving the driv- 
er a dime and two pennies so that 
she would get a nickle in change 
for the coke machine at work. 
Some acclaim the black brew as the 
nectar of the gods, and some extol 
tea's delicate flavor, but Margaret's 
particular momomania was cokes. 
She regarded the small brown bag 
in her lap with satisfaction. She 
wondered if her lunch would meet 
with Cynthia's approval. The pre- 
vious night the latter had remark- 
ed that her lunch was all dessert, 
saying that she ought to bring 
something more substantial. After 
having reflected for sometime Mar- 
garet came to the conclusion that 
a banana, two peaches, cookies, and 
a piece of cake, all fell into the 
category of dessert. The squealing 
of the bus's brakes interrupted her 
train of thought and threw her in- 
to another, but not new subject. 
She wondered if he had found his 
tie -clip yet. She had searched the 
whole room on her lunch hour, but 
without success. Thus engrossed 
she arrived at her destination. Her 
entrance was greeted by the 
friendly chorus of hellos which 
welcomed every incoming worker, 
and which was similar in nature to 
the goodbyes with which they all 

"Oh, what a lovely pin. Is it 
new?" gurgled Esther. 

"No. Had it for ten years. An 
old beau of mine saw it in Schleis- 
ner's window and thot it would 
be just the thing for me. It's an 
exact replica of the Russian crown 

At this juncture the heavy door 
of tht proof room opened letting in 
a chaotic babel of sound composed 
of the intermittent clack of lino- 
type machines against the deeper 
rhythm of the more distant press- 
es; it also admitted the object of 
Margaret's cogitations on the bus. 
He was a middle-aged, ordinary- 
enough looking man with graying 
hair which began half-way back 
on his head. For the past decade it 
had been retreating at the rate of 
approximately one-eighth inch per 
annum. His waistline betrayed the 
influence of his mother-in-law's 
excellent cooking plus a fondness 
for beer. He was neatly dressed, in 
a suit, not, Margaret observed to 
herself, like that vulgar daylight 
boss who gloried in white T-shirts, 
nor like Mr. Nye on middle trick 
with his rolled-up shirt sleeves 
and stinking cigar. 

His eye was offended instantly 
by the irregular triangular collec- 
tion of vari-colored glass chunks 
clamped to Margaret's bosom. 
"Wow! If that's the Russian crown 
jewels, I'm a reincarnation of 
Catherine the Great." Being a gen- 
tleman, however, he did not voice 
his opinion. Having inquired about 
Margaret's health, he ascertained 
the amount of work on the table, 
which was nil, and left in order to 
rectify the matter. 

Margaret was a well-meaning 
soul. She was interested in people. 
It never occurred to her that there 
are a few individuals who prefer 
the study of books to that of homo 
sapiens, and to whom it is ex- 
cedingly distasteful to be forcibly 
pried from an interesting volume. 
Forthwith she parked herself be- 
side Cynthia and launched into a 
lengthy spiel about his merits, the 
which Cynthia already knew by 
heart. By dint of great inward 
struggle the latter managed to 
maintain what she hoped was an 
interested expression, keeping one 
eye on the crown jewels and the 
other on the love-life of Henry the 

"Isn't he a wonderful man? He's 
the nicest boss I've ever worked for. 
Always dresses so neatly, — and so 
understanding. Why that time I 
was in the hospital after my acci- 
dent he called up every day to ask 
about me, and even came to see me 
several times. His wife must be aw- 
fully nice, too; she always sent 
roses when he came. Of course, 
she'd have to be pretty swell or he 
wouldn't have married her. Guess 
she isn't much of a hand about the 
house, though, working all day in 
an office. They can't really need 
the money either. I understand 
that her mother does all the cook- 
ing and housework." 

Cynthia abandoned Anne Boleyn 
to her miseries, remarking, "They 
have a beautiful house." 

"Really. I've never been there. 
I've always wanted to see it. Can't 
be too big though, or her poor old 
mother couldn't take care of it 
properly. It's a shame that when a 
woman gets to be her age she can't 
relax and have things done for her. 

I do hope he finds the clip; it was 

such a nice one. Maybe — " 

(Continued on Page 4) 




Flying Dutchmen Primp Wings 
For Classic With Albright 

Valley Gridders Invade Lion's Den In 
Renewal Of Ancient Rivalry Saturday 

Here comes the Big One ! Lebanon 
Valley's Flying Dutchmen vs. Al- 
bright's Lions. This is THE game; 
the renewal of the Valley's tradi- 
tional clash with Albright which 
was cut short by the war. The ap- 
pearance of Albright on this year's 
schedule brought about much fav- 
orable comment by the students. 
We had heard exciting stories of 
the games of yesteryear, and are 
anxiously awaiting this year's 
clash. Here we are, just two days 
away from the game and already 
rival fans are agog over the com- 
ing contest. It may be that there 
are more important events trans- 
piring elsewhere in the world, but 
one would not be able to believe 
that if he were walking around the 
L.V. campus. All interest is cen- 
tered on the game, and rightly so, 
because it has shaped up to be a 

The game is, in point of fact, an 
important affair, the No. 1 Leb- 
anon Valley game of the year and 
an extraordinary one in that the 
two teams have identical records as 
far as the current series is con- 
cerned. Saturday's clash will be the 
twenty-fifth in the series which 
originated back in 1902, with a 16- 
11 Valley victory. Each team has 
won 11 games and there have been 
two ties. The last game played was 
in '42 when the Dutchmen defeated 
Albright 13-6. As a consequence, 
Saturday's game should be hard to 
beat for thrills and excitement and 
should draw a record crowd. 

At this stage, things are looking 
up for the Dutchmen. They have 
pointed to this game all season, and 
to win the Albright game is an hon- 
or in itself. With an open date last 
Saturday, they have had two weeks 
preparation for the contest and 
should be in top physical shape. 
Kerr has spent the past weeks pol- 
ishing his flashing T attack, prov- 
ing his line, patiently preparing 
for the pay-off. Come game time, 
the Dutchmen will probably line up 
like this. On the ends will be Char- 
ley Witman and Marsh Gember- 
ling. At tackle Kerr seems to have 
finally come up with a capable re- 
placement in the person of Bill Mil- 
ler. Bill proved his worth in the 
Hofstra game and seems to be the 
answer to the left tackle position 
that has been a weak spot in the 
Valley line all season. Dependable 
Paul Mateyak will as usual start at 
right tackle. The guards will be 
ably manned by Bill Keeler, who 
has played great ball the past few 
games, and Walt "Golden Toe" 
Gage. If the game is close, Valley 
fans can rest assured that the 
Dutchmen will be in the van with 
Gage booting the extra points. Bud 
Lukens, the converted end, will be 
at center. 

In the backfield, the Valley's 
probable starting foursome will be 
Herb Eckenroth at quarterback, 
Bobby Hess and Bob Bowman at 
halfbacks, and Hank DiJohnson at 
fullback. Lefty Euston, Pete Gam- 
ber, and Pete Ruelwich will be on 
call as first relief and spot players. 

Albright's record this year isn't 
ioo impressive. They opened the 
season by dropping a 20-13 game 
to Millersville State Teachers. The 
following week they absorbed a 53- 
drubbing at the hands of a pow- 
erful Muhlenberg eleven. Then 
West Chester Teachers downed 
them 20-7. The next Saturday the 

Lions played Franklin and Mar- 
shall to a 13-13 tie, and then scored 
a 9-7 win over Moravian. This past 
Saturday, they were beaten by 
Scranton 43-0. 

In going over these past scores 
one might surmise that Albright 
won't be too tough after all, but if 
you look closer you will see that 
the Lions are to be rated about 
even with the Valley. The Dutch- 
men downed Millersville in a pre- 
season practice game, but the game 
was such that it could have gone 
either way. As for the setback Al- 
bright received against Muhlen- 
berg, you may as well write that off 
the books, for the Mules are far 
out of Albright's class this season; 
they have one of the best small col- 
lege football teams in the nation. 
Valley fans will no doubt shudder 
when they remember the lacing F. 
& M. handed the Dutchmen, yet 
this same Diplomat team one week 
later was held to a 13-13 tie by the 
Lions; so if anyone is getting op- 
timistic over the coming contest, 
they would do well to keep this in 
mind. Against Moravian there is 
nothing to choose from. We beat 
them by one point, Albright beat 
them by two. This Saturday Scran- 
ton really "put the slug" on the 
Lions, but this Scranton club is go- 
ing great guns this year. As stat- 
ed a few lines back, Albright's rec- 
ord isn't too impressive, but they 
have played much stiffer compe- 
tition than the Dutchmen and 
judging from the two scores against 
Moravian and F. & M., teams both 
L.V. and Albright have played, it 
looks as though the Lions have the 
better record of the two. But foot- 
ball games aren't won on past rec- 

Bull Path 

(Continued from Page 3) 
doings of my friends Terry, Hot- 
shot, Rip, Pagan, Dagwood, Cookie, 
Alexander, and Elmer— except buy 
a copy of the Inquirer from the 
news stand." 

This is too much. There must be 
a rock of conservatism midst all 
this radical decadence — someone 
who does not genuflect to this bas- 
tard school of "literature." At last! 
Saved! There is our new prof of 
the social sciences, comfortably en- 
sconced behind that darling of the 
literati, The Atlantic Monthly. We 
are reassured; these comics are but 
a fad — an infatuation of youth. . 

"Pardon, us, sir," we ingratiated 
in our most cultured accents, os- 
tentatiously dropping our copies of 
Wealth of Nations, Shakespeare, 
and Joyce (the paraphernalia of 
the pseudo-intellectual) , "but do 
you think that reading The Atlan- 
tic Monthly will help to increase 
the ratio of Man to his Environ- 
ment thus improving one's Culture 

Somewhat startled, the good pro- 
fessor snapped shut his magazine 

and Oh my! What's that! 

Can it be? Yes, dear reader, you 
guessed it — The Atlantic Monthly 
was only a sham; our respected 
mentor was doing his collateral 
reading, following the adventures 
of "Alley Oop." 

Our principle is never to admit 
that we're wrong; but, oh well, here 
goes — SNATCH! and we didn't even 
spill his coffee. 

(Ed. Note — Doesn't anyone read 
the comics because they're funny?) 


(Continued from Page 3) 

She was interrupted by the buzz- 
ing of the clock which announced 
the end of the labors of the middle 
trcik for that day, and left Margar- 
eo to the unromantic consideration 
of what blue-blooded nag won 
what prize at the Devon Horse- 
show. Hour after dragging hour 
the voice of Bill, the proofreader, 
rasped at her. Finally the time 
clock buzzed again, presses and 
machines came to a dead halt, un- 
accustomed silence prevailed brok- 
en only by the clink of coke bottle 
tops falling on the cement floor; 
Margaret joined the waiting line, 
got her coke in return for the nic- 
kel the bus driver had given her, 
and retired to enjoy her "substan- 
tial" lunch, spiced by thoughts of 
her knight clad in blue pin-stripe. 
Outside in the shop the phone jan- 
gled. Margaret paid no attention. 
It was never for her. Other people 
were always getting calls; some of 
the girls even spent half their 
lunch hour calling home. She never 
could see much sense in that when 
they had come from home only 
four hours before and would be 
there again in four more hours. 
But then, she had no one to call 
her. Seconds later Bill came in 
muttering, "Poor guy's been called 
home. Neighbor phoned and said 
his wife had an attack of appendi- 
citis and they couldn't get hold of 
a doctor for along time. She may- 
be dying." 

Margaret was glad when it was 
time to start working again so as to 
get her mind off the awful jolt, 
however, even work did not prevent 
the thought of it from recurring 

"At Atalanta, Atalanta, hmm? 
Probably should be Atlanta. What 
do you have on the copy?" 

"Huh? Oh, I'll find it in a min- 
ute. No, it's Atalanta." 

"O. K. How about trying to fol- 
low the copy once in awhile. If 
that had been wrong it would have 
been your fault you know." 

"Respite came at five o'clock. Af- 
ter writing "Idle" on her time sheet 
Margaret was free once more to 
roam her imagination. "How aw- 
ful it will be for him if his wife 
dies. Such a shock for the poor 
man; maybe not too much of one 
though, because his first wife died 
too and he'll be kind of used to the 
idea; besides he probably wasn't 
too deeply in love with his second 
wife. He should have someone to 
stay home and look after him in- 
stead of going off to work just as 
he comes home and going to sleep 
before he goes to work. Someone 
like — well, maybe like, for instance, 
me. I, I almost hope she does die. 
I'd take good care of him. Wouldn't 
let him work so long in the garden 
that he'd get all red and sunburned 
either. He seems to like me pretty 
well. Asks about my health and 
seems interested in what I have to 
say. Wouldn't it be funny if, after 
a proper length of time, of course, 
oh, I'm just being a silly old woman 
who doesn't know when she's well 
off. It would be nice though. May- 
be I could even stop working. Then 
I could devote all my time to him, 
I'm not such a bad cook if I do say 
it myself, and pretty active with 
my one good arm. Why, I wash and 
iron my own clothes and every- 
thing like that. Oh, Lord, how can I 
think such evil things. Still can't 
blame a body for being only hu- 

Margaret got up at five o'clock 
the next afternoon and went up to 
Danny's for the evening paper. Un- 
able to wait until reachng home, 
she ordered a coke as an excuse 
for staying there to read it imme- 
diately. A cold clamminess as of 

With the Dutchmen 

All roads head East this Satur- 
day, of at least they should for all 
the Valley students. No excuses* can 
be offered for not going. If you 
cannot go by car, buses are still 
running, and this department even 
uses the beckoning game on odd 

This game promises to be the 
best contest of the season. The Li- 
ons are big and rugged, and Coach 
Andy Kerr was singularly impress- 
ed with their fighting spirit even 
in the face of the Scranton Uni- 
versity boys who buried them un- 
der a 43-0 count last week. Coach 
Kerr's own words were, "This 
should be an even game with the 
squad generating the best spirit 
coming out on top." 

No one should have to be told 
that this is our traditional game, 
the game of the year! If we could 
take a crowd to the game and at. 
least match the Albright students 
and out-cheer them, don't you see 
that it might be possible to give 
our team that extra spark they 

need! One thing is certain The 

Flying Dutchmen will not be out- 
fought this Saturday. The Valley 
men have been scoring from far 
out all this season, assuring us that 
they will never be far out of the 

Our record with Albright over 
the years is even, each winning 
eleven with two games resulting in 
ties. This game gives us a chance 
to go ahead; and an added impetus 
to winning the game. 

Coach Kerr is hoping to have his 
team at their peak strength and 
will have the boys "up" for the 
fray. One doubtful quantity is tac- 
kle Bob Shaak, whose leg may not 

show enough improvement, j*,, 
Keeler continues to play a grann 
game with a knee that would keen 
a less formidable man out of tft 

This department sees the g aQl 
being decided on a kick. Guard Wait 
Gage hasn't missed one yet, th e 
only one missed being a blocked 
attempt in the Hofstra game. On 
his trusty toe, the game may ty e jj 
be decided. Incidentally, Albright 
turned back Moravian two weeks 
ago in the final two minutes of 
play 9-7, on a field goal. 

Turning back to the Hofstra 
game, this department feels added 
praise is coming to several felloes 
in particular and to the entire 
team in general. The coaches, Kerr 
Feeser, and Fox, did a great job 
and had the Dutchmen on their 
collective toes that night. 

To be especially commended on 
the squad are Charley Witman on 
his spine-tingling 85 yard run with 
a recovered fumble, not to mention 
his other two TJD.'s; Herb Ecken- 
roth for his splendid quarter-back- 
ing and passing; Bill Miller, who 
moved up from the third team to 
play the hole in the Valley forward 
wall, which has been a glaring 
weakness since Shaak has been 
hurt; Bobby Hess, especially for his 
second half kick-off return and 
catch of a pass that rivaled Bill 
Swicki's' great catches for Colum- 
bia in the Army game two weeks 
back; and, finally, Captain Paul 
Mateyak, Bill Keeler, Walt Gage, 
Norm Lukens, and Hank DiJohnson 
who all turned in stellar perform- 

However, this Saturday is anoth- 
er story! Cm, gang Beat Al- 

wet dishrags possesed her stomach. 
Rapidly she scanned the headlines, 
trying to force herself to read it in 
the usual order, tantalizing herself, 
putting off the moment a little 
longer, afraid to look and afraid 
not to. Finally she could stand it no 
more and leafed anxiously to the 
obituary column. It wasn't there. 
It wasn't there. "Still that doesn't 
mean — There's plenty of time be- 
tween now and ten-thirty — " She 
left her coke — flat by this time — 
and returned to her drab apart- 
ment. She carefully picked out 
what to wear. She wanted some- 
thing that she would look specially 
nice in. When she finally arrived at 
work she was in a state of mind 
much less conducive to concentra- 
tion than even the night before. 
Shortly after she got there he came 
in the room. 

"How's your wife? It must have 
been a — " 

"Coming along fine. It was only 

Dear R. B. 

(Continued from Page 2) 
improvement — and plenty of it — 
not only in the front of, the band, 
but all the way down through the 
ranks. Over this point no argu- 
ment exists. Furthermore, I do 
agree with your right and privilege 
to criticize any organization or ac-. 
tivity on campus. BUT, I resent the 
lack of understanding and the sar- 
castic methods you have exhibited 
and employed in your exercise of 
the aforementioned privilege. Per- 
haps you think you are building 
school spirit by such tactics; per- 
haps you think someone in author- 
ity will be swayed by such diatribe. 
Let me assure you that, as far as I 
am concerned, such thinking, if in ' 
deed any such exists, is both warp- 
ed and totally ineffective. 


a bad case of indigestion. "*o« 
know how flustered some silly wo- 
men get when " 

Three opposing Dutchmen prove too many for Bob Bowman 
game as Bob Hess trails play in background 















Day Students' Pinochle Club 





No. 7 

Ray Kline, champion of the day student cause on campus, grimly 
wonders if that king of his will take the trick during a spirited game of 
cut-throat pinochle in the boys' locker room. Lew Robinson seems more 
interested in the sandwich he is eating than the game, while Alton 
Smith (lunch bag in hand) calmly awaits further developments. The 
club meets daily during the noon hour and any kibitzers are invited with 
or without their lunches. 

Paul and Mrs. Mateyak 
Elected Football Monarchs 

Frosh Dark Horses Backed By Men's Dorm 
Were Defeated In Last Minute Balloting 

Pat Riihiluoma, the charming, diffident Miss Lebanon Valley, and 
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mateyak, the handsome couple voted King and Queen 
of FootbaH, were the major attractions in the recent fund drive conduct- 
ed by the W.S.S.F. 

Miss Riiholuoma was voted Miss Pulchritude in a talent-looks con- 
test held in Engle Hall last Friday. 

The admission charge was twenty- n • pi FL»rf« 
five cents, with standing room only. ^IHOr UaSS LieClS 

Mr. and Mrs. Mateyak were the Officers; Eddie 

choice of the student body as King in 

and Queen, and a finer pair to rep- lingehart IS I rexy 

resent the Dutchmen would be 

hard to find They were elected in After prolonged voting as a re- 
a "battle" of the polls, which ended suit of student teaching, the senior 
only at five o'clock, Friday. The class of Lebanon Valley College has 
Principle opposition was afforded Anally, under adverse circum- 
by the men's dorm, who were back- stances, come to some definite con- 
ing two frosh unknowns, Helen elusion as to its officers. Backed by 
MacFarland and Arlo Deibler, for the conservites, Edwin Englehart 
^ particular reason, except to be swept to a landslide victory for the 
different presidential honors, while Paul 

Yingst, editor of the 1948 Quittapa- 

The World Student Service hm ^ took second place honors and 

'und's objective is mainly to raise the vice _p res idency. The secretary 

ash for needy students in foreign wag chosen from a tight fleld> Dut 

ountries. By making the American - h cl f , 4g , old faithfu i Mn _ 


Gamberling Scores Two Touchdowns 
Eckenroth, Dijbhnson, and Keeler Star 

Lebanon Valley's Flying Dutchmen did beat Albright, and how they 
did! The full power of Andy Kerr's eleven burst in the face of the 
Lions as the Blue and White smashed its way to an overwhelming 31-7 
victory thru the muddy turf of Albright Stadium. It was the worst de- 
feat Lebanon Valley had handed Albright since 1925. The air-minded 

Dutchmen packed too much power 
for the Lions as they scored five 
times both overland and through 
the airways. 

Never in serious trouble, Andy 
Kerr's killers completely outplayed 
the Lions, dominating the struggle 
throughout. There was no doubt 



13 — Fellowship Hour in Philo Hall 
at 7:30. 

14 — Clio-Philo hayride and dance. 

15 — Homecoming Day: 
Tug of War on the Banks of 
the Quittie at 9:00 A.M. 
Football game with P.M.C. at 
Lebanon High Stadium at 2:15. 
Play in Engle Hall at 7:30 

Homecoming dance sponsored 
by the L-Club in the Annville 
High School Gym at 9:00 P.M. 

16 — Open House in the Girls' 

16 — Vespers in the College Church 
at 6:15. 

17 — Rec Hour in the College Gym, 
6:30 to 7:30. 

17 — Student-Faculty Council at 
5:00 P.M. 

19 — Rec Hour in the College Gym, 
6:30 to 7:30. 

20 — Next issue of La Vie. 

Former Conserv Prof 
Appears In Town Hall 

Joseph Battista, former professor 
of piano at Lebanon Valley Conser- 
vatory, rendered a recital at Town 

Hall on Sunday, November 9, 1947, ^ ^ minds Qf ^ fang ^ ^ 
to a large and appreciative audi- ch notcni their third 

ence. Reynaldo Rovers, professor of y Qf ^ ai 

voice, and William Fairlamb, pro- ^ ^ ^ stronger , more rg _ 

fessor of piano, attended the recital sourceful a g gregation . 

and returned with very favorable 
Quoting Mr. Rovers, "It was the 

The Lebanon Valley passing at- 
tack ruined the Lions. Albright 
never had a chance after Herb 

the Class of '48's old faithful, Mil- 
lie Neff, won out for her fourth 
term. The treasurer is Virginia 
Vought by a landslide, and Pro- 
fessor Fritz Miller took scoring 
honors in the faculty adviser field. 

The Seniors plan to hold another 
meeting as soon as possible for the 
purpose of determining dues and 
some other pertinent business. 

student conscious of the needs of 
Professors and students who have 
suffered because of the war, it is 
^Ped to collect amounts sufficient 
to make our good-will concrete. In 
v iew of our eight-hundred enroll- 
Jfc&t, the one hundred and fifty 
°Uars collected does not seem to 
De v ery much. 

tQ T he student probably would like 
know how the money is being 

^ to aid students in foreign Conserv Will Sponsor 
o? U L tries - Here is a rough estimate Violinist In Recital 

uow your money will be spent: 
£** to National Student Relief Dorothy DeLay, young concert 
remittee of China; 33.3% to Eu- violinist, is slated to give a concert 
£ Pea n Student Relief; 16.7-/, to in Engle Hall, on Thursday, Decem- 
S* a tion and Operations; 12% to ber 4, 1947, at 8:15 p. m., under the 
" r 0u theast Asia; 3% will go to Em- sponsorship of the conservatory 
gen cy Needs> 11% tQ European students. 
fleri ts in the United States. 


that presiden t has announced 
*hoi tlle facult y voted unani- 
c en?K y to set aside Monday, De- 

iday first ' as an atnletic hol ~ 
Q t J' by request of the campus 

vw 2ations > because of tne 
0r y over Albright. 

Miss DeLay has played concerts 
all over the eastern part of the 
United States. Several years ago 
she was selected as one of the 
youth orchestra which traveled to 
South America on a concert tour. 
The group performed under the ba- 
ton of Leopold Stokowski. 

Tickets for the event are avail- 
through any conservatory student, 
the price being fifty cents plus tax. 

Green Blotter Club 
Admits New Members 

Matter, Bozarth, Parsons 
And Moriconi Selected 

Throwing caution to the wind, 
Martha Matter, Jean Bozarth, 
James Parsons, and Albert Mori- 
coni, newly elected members of the 
Green Blotter Club, ventured in, 
last night, where many angels have 
feared to tread. The occasion of 
their rashness was the regular 
monthly meeting of the club. After 
making their debut before the 
hardened and calloused former 
members, they emerged, somewhat 
embittered, but with only minor 
bruises and abrasions , dragging 
their battered manuscripts behind 
them, and full fledged Ink Spots 
of the Green Blotter. 

Following a reading of the Con- 
stitution and By-Laws, which out- 
lined for the new members the pur- 
pose and aims of Green Blotter 
Club, the meeting was devoted to 
the reading and criticizing of orig- 
inal manuscripts prepared by both 
the old and the new members. 
When the smoke of battle had 
cleared away, and while Dr. George 
G. Struble, adviser and host of the 
group, administered first aid to the 
less hardly of the new members, 
Mrs. Struble served delicious re- 
freshments to the club members. 

With good feelings restored, the 
club adjourned until next month, 
at which time literary mayhem will 
again reign sublimely for two and 
one-half hours. 

best I have ever heard him play. Eckenrotn tossed a T . D . pass to 
Mr. Fairlamb describes the per- Marsh Gemberling in the p en i n g 
formance as "Superb, his attitude minutes of tne contest. Save for 
serious, and his playing very ma- 

Mozart's "Sonata in D Major" 
was particularly outstanding be- 
cause of the classical style in which 
it was played. Chopin's "Sonata in 
B Minor" was dynamically render- 

the late minutes of the final quar- 
ter, when Albright knifed out its 
only score, Lebanon Valley terrain 
was strictly offbounds for Albright. 

Amid a roar of cheers the Dutch- 
men let it be known at the begin- 
ning that they had been infested 

ed. All his numbers were played with that Beat Albright fever. They 
stylistically well, the marking of a produced some ea rly fireworks soon 
finished musician. after the game nad started. Re- 
One of the most memorable ev- ceiving t he kickoff, L. V. drove 
ents of the program was his rendi- downne ld to the Albright 46 where 
tion of Barber's "Excursions," four Eckenro th punted to the Albright 
in number, as an encore. The com- n The Lions picked U p seven 
poser was present in the audience yards> but then Bob Shaak broke 
and acknowledged the applause. tnrougn to dump them for a five 
Five encores terminated an out- yard loss Albrigh t kicked out to 

standing pro gram. t he 33 and then the L. V. attack 

n ^ _ exploded in all the suddenness that 

LORSerV het$ Date has typified its scoring efforts all 

r« a l c 1 season. Eckenroth cut back to his 

ror Annual rormal r i g ht and tossed a 35-yard jump 

With approximately ninety cou- Pass to Gemberling who made a 

pies slated for attendance, this sparkling catch as he out-jumped 

war promises to boast the biggest two defenders to take the ball in 

year promises to boast tne Digge* g 

and best Conserv Formal in tne c _ . . & _ . 

point, his only successful conver- 
sion in five attempts. 

(Continued on Page 3) 

President Lynch 
To Speak At Hershey 

President Lynch will speak Fri- 

history of the college. The Abra- 
ham Lincoln Hotel in Reading, Pa., 
will be the' site of the gala occasion, 
the date and time being Dec. 6, 
1947, at 6:30 p. m. The affair will 
be in the form of a dinner-dance. 

Music sweet and low-down will 
be provided by Ken Keely and his 
orchestra. The dance is exclusively day afternoon and evening at the 
for conservatory students and their Religious Education Institute m 
guests Portage, Pennsylvania. The follow- 

Robert Zimmerman heads the ing Sunday morning he will give a 
committee for arrangements, and sermon at the Evangelical United 
he is assisted by Mary Jane Flinch- Brethren Church in Hershey. 
baugh, Janet Weaver, Ralph Dow- The president wishes to an- 
ney, Pauline Stoner, Fred Brown, nounce a meeting of the Board of 
Anne Shroyer, and John Heck. Trustees to be held at eleven 
Complete plan details have not yet o'clock on Homecoming Day No- 
been released, but all indications vember 15. This meeting will be 
point toward a strictly terrific ev- preceded by meetings of the facul- 
£ nt ty and the finance committees. 




Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 7 

Thursday, November 13, 1947 

Circulation Sparks 

Dear Sir: 
Who is the overstuffed, porten- 
" tious verbose, master of Johnson- 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college year, except ese rhetoric whose ponderously ab- 
holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students of Lebanon Valley Col- , constructions continuously 

lege, Annville, Pennsylvania. 001 uoc , . . , 

and the intercollegiate assail my eyes in that lexicograph- 
er's nightmare, Breezing Along the 
Bullpath? If that be "breezing," 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press 
Press. National advertising is secured through the National Advertising Service, Inc. 
College Publishers Representative, New York, N. Y. 

Nan Urich 

God's grace if a gale doth blow! It 
is inimical enough to the interests 
of comprehensive English to pro- 
duce such fuliginous masterpieces, 
but must this writer fill his mental 
lacunae with expressions from 
mongrel tongues, such as, "Was ist 
los mit du?" 

tempter of journalism's Parnassus 
raison d'etre is to afford a contrast 
raison d'etre is to afford a contract 
with Wordsworth's precept of the 
cartotnisT .\\V.\\\\V.\\V.V.V.\\\V.V.\V.\V.\V.V.V.V.V.V.\7.RoVert "Miller simple word aptly put, sufficient to 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge deter anyone wish i ng to gain favor 

with "The Nine," from endeavoring 
ingress into that school which at- 
tempts to impress by confounding. 

It would be to the advantage of 
this ostentatious, vocabulary con- 


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Sports Editor wS F she 

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Feature Editor Ruth Gearhllt 

Exchange Editor Ru fL.r e ^„_i 

Staff Photographer 

.James Gregg 


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Richard Moller 
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circulation Managers Robert ^ cC °y^°J^ jPlou scious, pedant to forget his magnus 

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Robert Howard Alex Fehr Vivian Werner C. John Saylor 

Betty Ruth Jones Donald Paine Robert Bomgardner Helen Nicoll 

Rhoda Zeigler Francis Heckman Russell Getz 


guous talents in some manner more 
advantageous to society. 

Yours truly, 
Chauncey O. Smythestone, 
Secy, to the American Committee 
For the Adoption of Basic English 
, „ „ . The Payne -Shoemaker Bldg. 

It was with the greatest pleasure that we beheld the Rec Hall that Harrisburg> Pen na. 

now graces our new building. Not only is it spacious and cheerful, but ^ 

it is also beautifully and tastefully furnished with the best in durable, 
modern furniture. And two giant "coke" machines and a ping-pong 
table enhance the value of the room even more. 

To be used primarily as a male day student room, it is, however, 
open to all dorm students during the evening, and the fair sex in the day an d the "let-Europe-stew-in-its- 
— if invited. The hall is not only an excellent meeting place, but can also own-juice" advocates would do well 
be used for noon lunches and as a general resting place for those lost to note briefly two articles that 
souls— the day students without a class. It certainly appears that the have appeared recently treating 
male day student has come into his own at long last. the long-range effects of atomic 

And while we're discussing the new building, LA VIE wishes to take explosions on heredity, 
this opportunity to thank the administration for its new office on the The flrst article, a news dispatch 
second floor. It's really swell 


The drum-beaters of nationalism 

-R. B. 

New Organizations 
Approved By Faculty 

Several new campus organiza- 
tions were given the green light at 
the faculty meeting held November 
6. A gun club was okayed, and Pro- 
fessors Miller, Light, Lochner, and 
Miss Sponaugle were appointed to 

Phi Lambda Sigma 
Adopts Constitution 
At Recent Meeting 

Twenty Pledges Were 
Initiated Into Society 

A new constitution was adopted 
meet Henry Wolfskeil and the oth- last Monday night by Phi Lamba 
er students who requested the for- Sigma as a part of its reorganiza- 
mation of the club, in order to tion plan. It was unanimously ap- 

make the arrangements. It is hoped proved and mimeographed copies G Anders on° takes a dim view of 

from Tokyo, reports that deform- 
ed pumpkins, two-bulbed onions, 
and two-headed eggplants were 
raised from the radioactive soil of 
Nagasaki. The second article, ap- 
pearing in a recent issue of Time 
newsmagazine, affirmed the theory 
that atomic -bomb radiation affects 
heredity. A prominent geneticist 
supported this assertion with sev- 
eral misshapen ears of corn, sec- 
ond-generation descendants of 
corn seed that had been exposed 
to radioactivity in the Bikini bomb 
tests. The geneticist, Dr. Earnest 

that inter-collegiate matches will were distributed to all members, 
be held. Twenty pledges were initiated in- 
A golf club and a debating soci- to the organization, according to 
ety were approved, and these also the traditional ceremonies of Phi 
expect to enter inter-collegiate Lam bda Sigma on Tuesday even- 
competition. The committee for the ing Following the swearing-in a 
former is composed of Miss Spon- g^ort business meeting was held, 

the future of the descendants of 
Hiroshima survivors. He states that 
"Affected genes and chromosomes 
in some Japanese people may re- 
sult in the birth of morons, crip- 
ples, and deformed progeny in fu- 
ture generations .... It is quite pos- 

augle, Mr. Mease, and Professors during which plans for an inter-so- sible that these (deformity-produc- 

Lotz, Richie, and Black. Professors 
Laughlin, Struble, and Souders 
have been asked to sponsor the de- 

Sociology 56 Visits 
Harrisburg Again 

ing) recessive genes will gradually 
be spread throughout Japan." 

With these bright little portents 
in mind it might not be entirely 
out of place were someone to trans- 
pose the lyrics of a classic Ameri- 
can song to read, "I dream of genes 
with the slight mutations" and sing 
it to the tune of "Over There." 

ciety dance, to be held before 
Christmas, were discussed and the 
committee was appointed to put 
the plan into action. 

Phi Lambda Sigma and their sis- 
ter organization, Clionian Literary 
Society, will sponsor a dance in 
honor of new members of both or- 
The class of Sociology 56, which ganizations Friday night, following 
is concerned primarily with Social a Philo-sponsored hayride. 
Case Work, made a third highly- A joint committee, whose mem- 
successful trip to Harrisburg on bers are Helen Hartz, Nan Urich, 
Tuesday, November 4. This time Bob Grover, and Bob Uhrich, an- 
their destination was the Child nounC ed that since the dance will 
Guidance Center, 1009 N. 2nd St. be very informal, blue jeans and pians for a German Christmas 
The students were conducted chec ked shirts will be in the best of play were discussed by members of 
through the Center, where each ^aste. Delicious refreshments and 
phase of the work was explained car( j tables will be provided for 
by the respective case worker, step those who do not care to dance. 

German Club Meets 
To Cast Xmas Play 

by step. In addition to the basic 
triangle of Psychologist, Social 
Worker, and Psychiatrst, an able 
staff includes a child therapist, and 
competent office force, which latter 
handles the necessary extensive 
paper work. 

New building to be officially 
dedicated on Thursday, Novem- 
ber 20, at 11:00 A. M. 

the German Club at their meeting 
on Tuesday evening. Dr. Huth, club 
adviser, announced Dave Wallace 
and Helen Hart were elected to 
serve as director and assistant di- 
rector respectively. 

Try-outs were held last Thursday 
and parts were assigned. Rehear- 
sals began this week. 


Getting Down to 

These people are telephone employees, building a 

telephone system. 

Not a real one, it's true, but a table-top replica that 
illustrates the fundamental problems which management 
meets every day in planning, financing, developing, and 
expanding a telephone system such as the one that serves 
your home town. 

They raise miniature telephone poles. They string mini- 
ature telephone lines between homes and stores and the 
central office. They plot the changes required when a new 
telephone is installed . . . when a subscriber moves . . . 
when additional lines are needed in outlying sections of 
town. And they keep representative records of the money 
involved: where it comes from, how it is used, and how 

Such training in the fundamentals of the business, as 
well as in technical matters, is part and parcel of a tele- 
phone career. It is background for good management . . 
and good management, by trained and ex- 
perienced employees, helps provide you with 
the best possible telephone service at the 
lowest possible cost. 



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Hank DiJohnson (his number covered with mud, but who could mistake that build!) is shown here on a 
short end run during the Albright game. Walt Gage (31) and George Stone (32) are coming up behind 
the play. Bill Keeler (lower right) is flat on his stomach, one of the few times that he assumed that posi- 
tion, as any battered Albright back will testify 

Albright Game 

(Continued from ^age 1) 
Minutes later Lebanon Valley 
was again in scoring position thru 
an Albright fumble. After Gage had 
kicked off, following the L.V. score, 
Albright fumbled and the ball was 
recovered by the Valley on the Li- 
ons' 26. Hank DiJohnson picked up 
five through the line and Bobby 
Hess added a first down as he took 
a pass from kick formation and 
dashed to the 11. Eckenroth then 
shot a pass down the middle to 
Gemberling who gathered in the 
ball on the five and crossed for the 
second Valley score. 

Midway in the second period, af- 
ter an exchange of punts, Bill Kee- 
ler blocked an attempted Albright 
kick on the L. V. 43. Then the 
Dutchmen were set back 15 yards 
for holding and Eckenroth kicked 
to the Albright 29, where Albright 
attempted two unsuccessful passes. 
On third down they elected to punt 
and again Keeler broke through to 
block the kick. He recovered the 
ball in the end zone for the third 
Blue and White tally. Lebanon Val- 
ley threatened to score again be- 
fore the half, but was stopped as 
Albright intercepted a pass on 
^eir own 17. Then the Lions open- 
ed up with a passing attack that 
carried down to the Valley 27, but 
wi th one play remaining before 
half time Steve Crowell nailed the 
Li °ns' passer for a 13 yard loss. 
, The Dutchmen continued to roll 
In the final half. Albright took the 
j*cond half kickoff and drove for a 
first down to their own 26. How- 
eve r, their success at rolling up 
^dage against the hard-charging 
alley forwards was short lived and 
hey were forced to punt. Moments 
at er after L. V. had recovered a 
UQible on the 50, Eckenroth kick- 
a ^ the Albright nine. On second 
the Lions fumbled and the 
au Was recovered by Charley Wit- 
an on the 11. Eckenroth took aim 
W fired a pass to Witman who 
^ s downed on the one, from 

where DiJohnson slammed over for 
the score. L. V. continued on the 
offensive throughout the quarter, 
but was unable to score. At one 
stage the Dutchmen, aided by a 
holding penalty, pushed the Lions 
back to their own one yard line, 
but Albright punted out of danger. 

Kerr sent in second and third 
stringers at the beginning of the 
final quarter and it was then that 
Albright got their lone score. With 
Jim Maracani and Jay Sherlach 
spearheading the Albright attacks, 
the Lions ran and passed downfield 
to the Valley 6 where Maracani 
caught a flat pass and sprinted 
over for the Lions' only tally. 

But the Dutchmen weren't to be 
outdone in the final period either. 
Guy Euston supplied the dramatic 
spark that sent the faithful Valley 
followers into spasms of joy. After 
Albright lost the ball deep in L. V. 
territory when "Shorty" Fields bat- 
ted down a fourth down pass, Eus- 
ton got off on the play-of-the-day. 
With the ball in Valley possession 
on the 18, "Lefty" took a wide lat- 
eral out to his right and the Potts - 
town flyer raced 82 yards down the 
right sideline for the score. The 
play caught the tired Lions una- 
wares. By the time "Lefty" was 10 
yards down the field, aided by two 
good blocks, no one was near him 
and he was off to the races. 

Even after they scored their final 
touchdown, L. V. continued to roll. 
With Bob Bowman supplying the 
offensive punch, the Dutchmen 
were once again on the move. Gallo 
intercepted an Albright pass on the 
L. V. 15 and the Blue and White 
moved up to the 44. Then Bowman 
broke away and went 34 yards to 
the Albright 26 before being pulled 
down from behind. Three plays la- 
ter the final gun sounded and the 
Valley had scored their most con- 
vincing and outstanding triumph 
of the season. 

In victory the Dutchmen were no 
less than terrific. The sloppy con- 
dition of the field made it hard to 

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distinguish one player from anoth- 
er, but the Lebanon Valley scoring 
machine operated with precision. 
The backs — Eckenroth, Di- 
Johnson, Euston, Hess and Bow- 
man — were in top form. The gen- 
eralship of Eckenroth at quarter- 
back in Kerr's T-attack was out- 
standing. His handling of a wet 
and muddy ball on hand-offs, lat- 
erals and passes was first-rate. Di- 
Johnson proved himself to be 
equally as good in the mud as on 
dry turf. He was a battering ram 
through the middle and a race 
horse on the outside. Hess, the type 
of player that can cut and stop on 
a dime on a dry field, showed the 
fans that he could still do some 
pretty fancy stepping in the mud. 
Euston flashed just once, but in 
this case, once was more than 
enough. His 82 yard run was frost- 
ing on th L. V. cake, but it made 
the Valley victory mighty sweet. 
Bowman played a whale of a game 
on defense and his run in the clos- 
ing moments of the game was a 

But up front, the Valley line re- 
ally fashioned the triumph. At the 
ends, L. V. could point with pride 
to the performance of Charles Wit- 
man and Marsh Gemberling. Wit- 
man, who gets better with each 
game, was a defensive stalwart. He 
was downfield under punts, tack- 
ling, blocking, and charging and 
generally demolishing the defense. 
Both of Gemberling's catches for 
T. D.s were on the superlative side, 
and Marsh had another touchdown 
called back because of an L. V. 
penalty on the play. Mateyak and 
Shaak at tackles also did a man- 
sized job of cutting down the op- 
position. The guards, Gage and 
Keeler, were both terrific. Walt 
missed four extra points, but he 
made up for it with his scrappy 
play. Keeler can't be praised too 
highly. He played most of the ball 
game in the Albright backfield, and 
while he wasn't blocking kicks, he 
was diving on fumbles and making 
himself a general nuisance to Al- 
bright ball carriers. Bud Lukens 
turned in a good job at center as he 
cut down Albright men with hard, 
savage tackling. In fact, there was 
no spot at which the Dutchmen 
showed a weakness. 

Lebanon Valley was a beautifully 
coached outfit Saturday, and a lot 
of credit for the victory must go 
to silver-thatched Andy Kerr and 
his assistants, Dick Fox and 
"Scoop" Feaser. 

The Campus Is Talking About • . . 

THREE CHEERS DEPT An unbeatable combination of brilliant 

football technique, enthusiastic spectators, and sunny skies, added 
up to an unforgettable victory against our traditional and formid- 
able rival, Albright, last Saturday Besides which, we have an ex- 
tended Thanksgiving holiday 

INFORMATION, PLEASE "Every day, in every way" we'll have 

a little quiz or exam personally, this pressure of proof of our 

knowledge has us all a bit punch-drunk, and may account in part 
for the dazed expressions and glazed eyes of all students .... All this 
can add up to one of two situations: LVC campus can boast of the 
brightest or the stupidest of students — ah yes, time will tell!!! 

HEY THERE, RED! Members of Sociology Classes 56 and 82 were 

literally "seeing red" last week, as their classes met in the brightly- 
decorated Delphian Hall, where a Chinese motif had been used for 
their very successful tea. .. .likewise, in another sense, that after- 
lunch Psych, class have their share of this popular shade, in the 
flaming-topped Ruth (Rusty) Peiffer, Dottie Thomas, and Loy "Red" 

Awkerman, all seated side by side Classroom tidbits brings to 

mind the dilemma of one of L. V.'s profs when he questioned his 
students as follows — "Now who was it who wrote Dante's Inferno?" 

THREE-SOMES This past weekend brought to light something new 

in the way of triangles when Mary C. Wolf took to a '47 convertible 
while Bob McCoy went home for the weekend. Nancy Bowman keeps 
hoping that a certain new Chevrolet will come through so that she 
can go places without paying Dick's bus fare as well as her own. 
Whatever would Bob Urich's steady say to his driving Joanne Norris 
to the Albright game, or was it all in the line of chivalry??? 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mary Fuhrman and Betty Ruth Jones received 

a gold necklace and a bracelet from Karl Wolf and Dick Moller — all 
respectively. Nice going, girls 

WINDOW SHOPPERS Carolyn Boeddinghaus' weekend visitor, Hel- 
en Rolfe, gave many L. V. Lochinvars an eyeful of femininity and 

a mindful of yearnings not so the Sourbier system — for that 

young blade's response to the singularly voluptous attractions of the 
Barbizon model was a peck on the cheek after two days of fond at- 
tention on the part of said sweet young thing. What's the secret, 

Bob? Friday evening brought Bill Cale from Shippensburg, to see 

Marty Matter. Fred Brown nmported his real cute trick from Jersey, 
Virginia Hague. Also Kermit from Penn State, who visited Ginny 

WITHOUT FURTHER ADO we leave you with vicarious Baker and what 
did happen at four-thirty? Tilly likes gossip, but not dirt. 

Fashions on Tap 

Just as punt formation and pig- 
skin, dorm life and bull sessions, 
and Pennway and cup of coffee just 
naturally go together, so that we 
almost get to thinking about them 
as the same thing, so winter and 
warmness should fall into line with 
the same easiness . . . and will too if 
we don a hood and an oh, so warm 
great coat as Mary Fuhrman, one 
of L. V.'s chic co-eds, has done 
above. The coat is that "new" wine 
shade with the detachable hood, 
which, when worn down about the 
neck, adds an interesting and 
draped collar effect. A button at 
the neck and two slit pockets are 
the only deviation from a simple, 

plain front. The length is thir- 
teen inches, becoming longer in the 
back where the coat flows into 
three or four huge vertical ripples. 
We could call it an "any time, any- 
where" coat. It proves its versatil- 
ity by being corduroy and yet rain 
repellant .... but still not looking 
like a rain coat. 

It's just natural to pray for rain 
when we get a new raincoat, but 
that wouldn't be necessary in this 
case. It's got every line that's 
"new," yet it's oh, so practical! 

While we're talking about keep- 
ing good 'n warm, here's what will 
be the thing in new lines for sweat- 
ers, come the first snow, this sea- 
son. Those people who fix the fash- 
ions way over thar in New York tell 
us that this year we'll like our 
sweaters long and slim-lined so 
that they can be worn inside our 
favorite skirts too. Woolen duds 
with the reindeer motif across the 
front are still good, especially for 
hikes in the snow and ski-time. 
Then, too, the long torso -line type 
will have extra-long ribbing on the 
cuffs to give it the shirtwaist look. 
Solid colors will still be seen lots, 
but crowds of girls whose first loves 
seem to be sweaters, will have the 
monotony broken by gay, new can- 
dy-striped creations which will 
honestly look good enough to eat! 


Class dues are due now! 
See your collector immediately. 




Be It a Full Course Dinner or Just a Coke 




P. M. College Will Furnish 
Homecoming Day Opposition 

Woody Ludwig and Cadets Will Strive 
To Defeat L.V.C.'s Flying Dutchmen 

Okay, so we did Beat Albright, 
but there are three more games 
coming up and we are looking for 
victories in all three. The Flying 
Dutchmen turned in a tremendous 

With the Dutchmen 

This department wants to go on 
record to compliment the hard- 
victory Saturday and all Valley fighting Flying Dutchmen who rose 
fans owe them a pat on the back, tQ the occasion last SatU rday to 
but we don't want them to rest on smite a U(m that did not prove 
their laurels. ite g0 f eroc i ous as expected. 

This Saturday is Homecoming Granted tne fieM wag muddy) and 
Day and besides the alumni com- ^ guffered b geveral bad 

ing home, we want the Dutchmen breaks og Qf their QWn mak _ 
to bring home another victory. 
Pennsylvania Military College will 
furnish the opposition for the fray, 

ing) , they were still badly outplay- 
ed. Statistics show the Lions as 

amassing 241 yards gained, but 
and they will undoubtedly bring a mQst Qf th&t was gained between 

strong team to Lebanon for the 
contest. Of late P. M. C. has been 
fast improving, and they have just 
regained the services of Tony Cain, 
ace halfback who was injured in 
their first game of the season 
against Delaware. 

The game will also mark a battle 
of new coaches, Kerr at L. V. and 
Woody Ludwig, formerly of Buck- 
nell, at P. M. C. It is sus- 
pected that the Cadets will strive 
to no end to down the Valley. 
They have a mountainous line 
that averages 209 pounds and their 
backs go in at 177. The L. V. line 

their own goal line and the thirty 
yard line, and close to the end of 
the half and at the closing mo- 
ments of the game against the sec- 
ond and third stringers. 

How the Dutchmen have improv- 
ed since that F. & M. game! The 
team was at full strength for the 
first time all season, and whereas 
Albright was off its game the Val- 
ley men were definitely "up" and 
came thru in true championship 

Coach Kerr was pleased with the 
playing of his team. He said, "I am 

proud of the whole outfit and they 

hits the scales at about 194 per . . 4.-* i i » av,^ 

, , 5 V ,„ A *T__ came thru in beautiful shape. And 

well might he be pleased, for not 
only did the offense sparkle, but al- 
so the defense of the team was no- 
ticeably better. The defensive play 
Lebanon Valley seems to be no Qf the Une ciall comes in for a 

worse off in the way of injuries wofd Qf praige Tackle Bob shaak 

man, while the backs weigh 170, so 
yan can see that the Dutchmen will 
have a weight advantage to over- 

returned to bolster the left side of 
the line, and what a game he turn- 
ed in, especially when it is consid- 
ered that he had gone five weeks 
without a scrimmage. Paul 
"Clutch" Mateyak performed in 

since Saturday's game. With the 

return of Bob Shaak to left tackle 

to fill the questionable spot in the 

L. V. line all season, it seems that 

the Valley should be at top 

strength for Saturday's game, and 

it ought to be a good one. 
„, . . ill, * grand fashion once again. 
This is our last home game of 5 ^vJT^ * 

the season, and since our final 

games with Juniata and Scranton 

are at pretty distant places, it 

may be your last chance to see the 

Flying Dutchmen play this year. 

Plans Made To Stage 
Annual Junior Prom 

We hesitate in naming standouts, 
as this was a team victory, but just 
to mention a few, let us add pass- 
ing and kicking star, Herb Ecken- 
roth, whose generalship was top- 
notch. Add to that his handling of 
a wet and soggy ball on every play, 
his on-the-spot passing, and his 
great kicking that kept Albright 
continually within their own twen- 
ty-yard line. Marsh Gemberling's 
two fine catches applied the rock- 
crusher early in the game, and the 

Promptness Requested 
At Portrait Sittings 

Maintaining that a student's fi ne running of Euston, Hess, Di- 
"biggest" year at Lebanon Valley Johnson, Ruelwich, and Bowman 
is his Junior year, Junior Class offi- wa s brilliant. 

cers announced this week the in- This week is the home-coming 
tention of their class to : (1) "Turn game with P. M. C. They have a 
out the best year book yet; (2) record of two wins and four losses, 
"throw the dance of the year;" and but this is very misleading. The 
(3) "take the spotlight from all cadets are greatly improved over 
other organizations during their i as t year's team, and Coach Kerr 
reign." is concerned lest the team suffer a 

The most immediate problem, ac- let-down from last week's play, 
cording to the statement, is the should they do this they could very 
publication of the Quittie. Martha we ll lose. We solemnly hope that 
Matter, editor, has requested that Valley fans will turn out better 
all Juniors report promptly at their than Albright for their home-com- 
scheduled times today and tomor- i n g game. On the theory that the 
row for their yearbook portrait Dutchmen really want to win this 
sittings, for which a one dollar fee one we predict a fifteen point vic- 
will be collected. She further re- tory. But the Cadets are good; let's 
quested that any Juniors who wish no t forget that! Best-o-luck, 
to assist the Quittie staff contact Dutchmen! 
her. ***** 

Class Treasurer,. Al Hildebrand, in passing we would like to men- 
and a committee consisting of Mar- tion that Lebanon Valley has be- 
tha Miller, Butch Bell, Marion Geib, come a charter member of the new 
and Bob Early will collect class Eastern College Athletic Confer- 

dues this week. 

Attention, Drivers! 

Local Police are going to en- 
force the highway regulation 
concerning wrong-way parking. 
Save yourself $2.00 and costs by 
parking properly! 

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bers. Among them are Boston Col- 
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Hofstra, Muhlenberg, Moravian, 
Pennsylvania, Penn State, Scran- 
ton, Temple, Army, Navy, and Vil- 

Among its aims is uniformity in 
athletic aid to college students. 

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Comparative Government Class Interviews 
Eleanor Roosevelt While At Lake Success 

It is for the benefit of the dorm 
men, however, that Mr. Herr has 
been charged with the hall's super- 
vision. He will be on hand to check 
out equipment, make up a fourth, 
and keep the general noise to a 
mere bedlam. 

' jfr. and Mrs. Paul Mateyak smile for LA VIE photographer after learning 
they have been voted campus Football King and Queen 

New Rec Hall Provides Haven 
For L. V.'s "Displaced Persons" 

Mr. Herr Supervises Student Shenanigans 
In Leather-and-Chrome Loafer's Paradise 

Under the supervision of Mr. William E. Herr, the recreation hall 
of the new building has for some time been in use. Both day students 
and dorm students have reason to be pleased with the new arrange- 
ment; a scheme whereby the room can be a haven for the commuters 
during the day and a place of inexpensive entertainment for the 
boarding students in the evenings. ^j a y f g e GivCH 

At Annville High 

Free Library Association 
Sponser Tomorrow Night 

On Friday evening, November 21, 
the Annville Free Library Associa- 
For those who do not know him, tion will sponsor a play, The Unin- 
a bit of history may be in order, tentional God, in the Annville High 
Mr. Herr is a familiar personage on schol Auditorium, at 7:30 p.m. Miss 
foe Lebanon Valley campus. He Anna Dunkle, a student at the Har- 
Sraduated with the class of 1907, risburg Extension School, is the au- 
tolding an A.B. degree. Since then thor of the one-act play and Phyllis 
he has served for 35 years as a Mills, former Lebanon Valley stu- 
secretary in the Army and Navy dent, is stage director. Mrs. Ralph 
Apartment of the Young Men's Mease and Mrs. Hazel Englehart 
Christian Association. Most of w m direct. 

these years were spent in Navy Y. T h e setting of The Unintentional 
M'C.A. work. For two years he was God is the kitchen of the colonial 
tll e representative of that organi- h ome f a Pii gr i m family. The par- 
don with the Atlantic Fleet and en t s are away and the children are 
J as stationed on the Battleship keeping house. The plot briefly con- 
Jelaware. Upon retirement in 1944, cer ns the hiding of a little Indian 
J e accepted a position as proctor of g i r i i n a clock. The clock becomes 
he men's dormitory here at the the unintentional god of the white 
a %, which position he occupied men . The play is packed with for- 
n tU September, 1946. ty-five minutes of action. 

Mr. Herr is on duty in the recre- to provide a full evening of en- 
«onal hall during the hours of tertainment, Mrs. Stanton Keller, 
^upancy by the dormitory stud- the director of vocal music in the 
ts ' He has purchased for their Annville High School, is in charge 
^ a number of games, cards, and f the arrangements for a few mu- 

Pong equipment, and is ready s i C al numbers, featuring a girls 
assist in arranging for any tour- chorus and an accordion soloist. 


e nts or card parties in which The admission fee is twenty cents 

ents might be interested. He f r children and thirty-five cents 

or nes suggestions from stud- for adults. 


^ a s to additions to equipment. 

sire rules concernin S the room 
^ a n °t burdensome. Mr. Herr 
HgJ* to emphasize the fact that 
be games nor coke bottles may 
to b n from the nalL He n °P es 

k H t a help to a11 who need him ' 
attr a . make the recreation hall an 
So , v ° tive Piace where students can 
kio J thou t the need of spending 


V lE b bulletin board above LA 
b e J 30 * for assignment sheet to 

Cer ni ted in near future con " 
for super Christmas Issue 

v^J ec ember 18, 1947. 


Cyrus Shenk attended the 
Annville High School, after 
which he attended Lebanon Val- 
ley College. He received his A.B. 
degree in 1930. On May 12, 1944, 
he died "in the line of duty" on 
the island of Oahu in Hawaii. 

Cyril Schaeffer was born Nov. 
26, 1916, and graduated from 
Lebanon High School in 1936 
and attended Lebanon Valley 
College in 1938-39. He died on 
Feb. 7th, serving in the 80th Re- 
conaissance under General Pat- 
ton in Luxembourg. 



20— Fellowship Hour in Philo 

Hall at 7:3Q. 
22— Football game with Juniata 

College at Juniata. 

22— Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30-7:30. 

23— Vespers in College Church at 

24— Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30-7:30. 

26-30— Thanksgiving vacation. 
27_ Football game with Scran- 
ton at Scranton. 

1 — Football Holiday. 

2— Student Faculty meeting at 
5:00 p. m. 

2_ Clio Meeting in Clio Hall at 

3— Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30-7:30. 

4— Fellowship Hour in Philo 
Hall at 7:30— The Voice of 

5_Violin Recital in Engle Hall. 
6— Conserv Formal. 
7_Vespers in College Church at 

6:15— Students Talk about 


8— Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30-7:30. 

8_wig and Buckle Meeting at 

9— Recital in Engle Hall. 

10— Rec Hour in the College 
Gym, 6:30-7:30. 

10 — Juniata Basketball Game at 

18— Next issue of LA VIE. 

Eight Lebanon Valley College students, all members of Professor 
Maud P. Laughlin's class in Comparative Government, recently attended 
committee sessions of the United Nations Assembly at Lake Success. 

The trip was part of the progressive program of L.V.C. in correlat- 
ing classroom work with practical experience and knowledge of the 
outside world. Evidence of a suc- 
cessful and interesting trip was 
manifest in the exciting descrip- 
tions of the participants upon their 
return. Famous U. N. personalities 
such as Gromyko, John Foster Dul- 
les, Eleanor Roosevelt, Trygvie Lie, 
Wellington Koo, Herschel Johnson, 
and Mrs. Pandit were seen and 
Frigid weather accompanied by heard by the group. 

Grads Convene 
For Homecoming 

Weather Put Up Fight 
But Alumni Won 

snow and rain failed to dampen 
the spirit of Lebanon Valley alum- 
ni during last Saturday's annual 
Homecoming program. All sched- 

Upon their arrival in New York 
City, the L.V.C. group hastened to 
Lake Success to attend a session 
of the Social, Humanitarian, and 
Cultural Committee which at the 

President Lynch 
Makes Routine Trips 

President Lynch, always a busy 
man, has a full schedule. He 
preached at the Evangelical United 
Brethren Church in Scotsdale on 
November 16; the Scotsdale Church 
is in the Allegheny Conference. On 
November 23 he will preach at the 
Evangelical United Brethren 
Church at Manada Hill. He will at- 
tend the Council of Administration 
in Harrisburg on the eighteenth of 
this month. The following Monday 
and Tuesday he plans to attend an 
Executive Committee Meeting of 
the Council of Churches in Harris- 
burg. The Middle States Associa- 
tion of Colleges and Secondary 
Schools will hold its annual meet- 
ing in Atlantic City on November 
27, 28, and 29. Mrs. Lynch will ac- 
company her husband to this ses- 
sion, as will also Doctor and Mrs. 

uled events were carried out despite time was discussing the repatria- 
the inclement weather. tion of displaced persons. After a 
Leading oft the day's activities lengthy address by the Russian del- 
was the annual freshman-sopho- egate. a 13 mei^^b^amimttee 

4. * ™ fv, Q hank-s of was appointed to break the dead- 
more tue-of-war on tne oanKs 01 *^ . , , . ... 
muie uug ui wa fQur resolutlons and then 

the Quittapahil a the frosh were ^ committee adjourned . 
decisively defeated. The grQup next attended a meet _ 

The Moravian girls' hockey team ing of t he political and Security 
was blanked by the Flying Dutch- committee where the famous An- 
girls on their home field, 5-0. The dre i Gromyko gave a one-and-a- 
game was played under extreme half-hour-long address on the ad- 
difficulties. The field was covered mission of new members to the U. 
with snow, which necessitated n_ Mr. Gromyko substituted for Mr. 
painting the ball with nail polish vishinsky who spent the day in 
so that it could be seen. Washington celebrating the 30th 

Visiting alumni were guests of Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revo- 
the college at a luncheon which lution After Mr Gromyko s ad- 
preceded the football game. dress the committee adjourned. 
* The following morning the group 

Playing on a wet and muddy attended a session of the Adminis- 
field, the Flying Dutchmen held the t rative and Budgetary Committee 
P.M.C. Cadets to a scoreless tie in whic h was considering the allot- 
the Lebanon High School Stadium ment of funds f or UNESCO. Well- 
on Saturday afternoon. ington Koo, China's chief delegate 

The Wig and Buckle Club pre- to the U. N., and Trygvie Lie, the 
sented two one-act plays as their Secretary General, were present at 
contribution to the evening's en- this meeting. 

tertainment; this was followed by The highspot of the entire trip 
a dance sponsored by the L Club was a five minute interview with 
in the Annville High School Gym. (Continued on Page 4) 





Reflections The Campus Is Talking About 

Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 8 

Thursday, November 20. 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college year, except 
holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Intercollegiate 
Press. National advertising is secured through the National Advertising Service, Inc. 
College Publishers Representative, New York, N. Y. 

Ronald Baker 
Doris Clements Richard Pye 

Marycarol Salzman Samuel Rutherford Nan Urich 


News Editor Marth a Matter 

Sports Editor £^ rles -^°^ e 

Assistant Sports Editor ..William Fisher 

Conservatory Editor Barbara Kleinfelter 

Feature Editor • • A ' vil l Berger 

Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart 

Staff Photographer •• - James Gregg 

Art Editor ?°^} er 

Cartoonist Robert Miller 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge 

David Fleischer George Ely Richard Moller 

James Parsons Joanne Kessler Jean Bozarth 


Business Manager Melvyn Bowman 

Assistant Business Manager ■M-arsnaii 

Copy Editor Elaine Heilman 

Circulation Managers Robert McCoy. Howard Kreider 

Adviser Dr - John F - Lotz 


Esther Bell Irving Mall Vivian Werner C. John Saylor 

Robert Howard Alex Fehr Robert Bomgardner Helen Nicoll 

Betty Ruth Jones Donald Paine Russell Getz 

Rhoda Zeigler Glenn Hall Audrey Geidt 


Although Homecoming was rather marred Saturday by the inclem- 
ent weather, it was indeed gratifying to see the number of former grads 
that braved the elements, along with a no-less amazing turn-out from 
the student body, to watch the tug-of-war and the football game. Can 
it possibly be that the once -vanishing spirit of the Dutchmen is return- 
ing? It certainly looked that way on Saturday. 

The cheering at the football game was much improved more 

spirit and cooperation than usual band did a fine job— did not seem 

to be rattled in the least by the rain and the mud revealed the true 

"show must go on spirit" L Club dance was quite a success— well 

attended, and everyone seemed to enjoy himself weekend evidently 

can be written off as a very enjoyable interim there should be more 

of the same. — R. B. 

Fashions on Tap 

There's a new tang in the air. . . . 

woodsy smells and smoke and 

now, as during any other season on 
LV's campus, we all agree that the 
girls are not the only "shrewd" 
dressers. Although the fellows have 
to resign themselves to the fact 
that their variations of attire must 
needs be limited Not being con- 
cerned with darker hose or new 
hairdos like the gals. There are still 
a few variations of good-looking 
sport togs which seem to have been 
just especially made for campus 

For instance, a plaid shirt made 
to wear separately or open and over 

a dress shrit. It gives that careless 
rugged look when worn open at the 
neck with the cuffs turned back. 
Then there is the "reindeer knit" 
sweater, good for ski times or 
just any time when it's good and 
cold. And then we all like the class- 
ic corduroy, with its soft look 
and classroom "rightness" Comes 
winter aand we're noticing hand- 
somer leather accessories which co- 
eds definitely take to. .those hand- 
tooled belts and tobacco pouches. 
Then, too, there are other things 
we girls notice .... the smart top- 
pers, gabardine with lamb's wool 
collars odd but still good look- 
ing neckties and the classic Argyle 
socks and shining loafers. Yep, 
fellows, you're a good looking 

At last documentary proof is 
available of man's superiority to 
woman— definite, unassailable proof 
that woman is an inferior creature, 
left far behind in the great process 
of evolution that carried man to 
the great heights of genius and 
enlightenment from which he rules 
the world today. Startling as it 
may seem, definite proof exists that 
women have not evolved complete- 
ly from the apes. Futhermore, if 
additional evidence is needed of 
their unnatural qualities and per- 
verseness, we hasten to point out 
that the theory itself has been 
brought to light by a woman. 

On November 10, A.P. carried a 
story that women can not wear 
high heeled shoes without under- 
going a certain amount of pain. 
This pain is caused by a turning 
inward of the fore part of the foot, 
medically known as metatarsus 
primus varus. Although at first 
glance that phrase may seem to 
come straight from LA VIE'S own 
Breezing Along the Bull Path, a 
pseudo-highbrow column dedicated 
to sesquipedalionism, literary unin- 
telligibility, and James Joyceism, 
it is actually the explanation of the 
facts in the case of Dr. Frances 
Baker, University of California 
orthopedic surgeon. 

Dr. Baker says simply that her 
sex has not evolved sufficiently 
from their ape -like ancestors to 
wear high heels. This report she 
back up with a mass of clinical 
evidence — so says A.P. 

We have suspected for many 
years that women were not ready 
for the emancipation they de- 
manded not too many years ago. 
Yet, in spite of our suspicions, this 
news that perhaps the very girls 
that walk on our campus may be 
the long-sought missing link 
alarms us, to say the least. In spite 
of their few good points, it would, 
therefore, seem the only safe, the 
only sane thing for men to do, to 
place all women under close sur- 
veillance by segregating them in a 
zoo-like campus until they have 
evolved into a higher state; one 
that can favorably compare with 
the great advancement made by 

Steps must be taken immediate- 
ly to disfranchise them and to ban 
all co-eds from college and univer- 
sity campuses throughout the na- 
tion. Not only is the intelligent, 
civilized male unsafe, but these in- 
ferior fugitives from Darwin's the- 
ory constitute a grave threat to ci- 
vilization itself. 

We earnestly suggest that each 
male reader, interested in the fu- 
ture of the world, write Congress 
today demanding that they take 
action on this problem — one of 
greater import than the atomic 
bomb, a source of more immediate 
danger than subversive Commun- 

DRIP, DRIP, DRIP A heavy and continuous downpour, of 

pected snow failed to dampen the spirits of last Saturday's u 0tne 

coming activities The tug of war on the banks of the Quitt apa 

hilla brought to light some dormant school spirit and the cheerl ea(} 

ing was both loud, good and extemporaneous. When the Mora 
girls' hockey team showed up all set for a game our girls gave th e 
something to remember with a five to nothing victory for the Ftyj 
Dutchgirls. Former goalie Gush Goodman was on hand to watch 

> as 

activities and was really pleased with the outcome of the gam e 
were the team and Miss Sponaugle. The football game during th e 
afternoon proved to be a wet and muddy affair, and didn't those 
orange pants of the PMC players take to that grime though? c 0me 
wind, rain, snow, or sleet, the "L" club dance must go on, and g 0n 
it did that same evening in the Annville High Gym. The attendance 
must have been gratifying for those who worked hard to make it a 
success. A fine blend of delightful music (courtesy of Eddie Engi e . 
hart and his Collegians), a smooth floor, and an atmosphere f 
genial good-will added up to an unforgettable evening of pleasure 
to be tucked away in the memories of students and alumni alike. 

TERPSICHORE AN TID-BITS The aforementioned "L" dance, 

aside from having been a gala affair, was also the occasion for 
bringing to light several very new and interesting "date-somes"... 

to wit Phyllis Lambrose, former L. V. C. student with our one 

and only Eddie Steiner, Elizabeth Gingrich (popular Lebanon lass) 
and "Sal" Fiorello, Jim Davis and a fashionable friend. Three very 
interesting newsomes were Elaine Frock and "Pete" Gamber, Vera 
Boyer and Kermit Keener, and George Sanborn and the cute visitor 
from Wilson (they shall have music, la, la) . We happily report 
among those present, both at this and the equally successful "Clio- 
Philo" dance, Friday night, the following tried-and-truesomes:- 
Elaine Heilman and John Marshall, attractive alumni "B. J." Butt 
and Joe Fiorello, "Beattie" Meiser and "Scorch" Bowman, Claire 
Schaeffer and Al Berger, M. J. Eckert and Bob Streepy. 

SHADES OF THE U. N. TRIP The overall conclusion of those 

present on the week-end sojourn to New York to visit the United 
Nations sessions was that the only way to really appreciate them is 
to view them first hand, but they almost lost Dave Wallace when 
he tried to obtain Mr. Gromyko's autograph, only to be informed 
by this gentleman's bodyguard that it was against the rules to 
molest delegates in the hallways. Walt Mahoney took the title of 
being the smoothest operator in the group. He managed to obtain 
admission tickets for several, supposedly unobtainable committee 
meetings. Pat Sutton had a good time, but couldn't help thinking 
about a New Jerseyite in Pennsylvania, and Miriam Barth got lost 
in the subway system for five minutes. Would you be interested in 
a second hand guide book to the city, Miriam??? Thanks to the 
persuasive powers of Mrs. Laughlin, the group managed to "crash" 
the meeting of the Political and Security Committee, which could 
mean most anything, ain't? Anyhow, a lovely time was had by all, 
but, oh, those classes the following Monday! 

COMPATIBLE COUPLE DEPT Bob Grover and Phyllis Malz, 

Marian Schwalm and her ever faithful Aus Nan Urich and Karl 

Miller, Marian Millard and Cliff Rothgaber. And how about those 
roommates, M. Matter and M. C. Salzman, who manage to do every- 
thing simultaneously, even to getting "that look in their eyes". - 
For further details, ask "Pete" Ely and Bob Miller. 

Time to DROP DEAD until the next dead line. 


played at many functions, espe- 
cially at colleges in this vicinity' 

After assuring himself that ^ 
real interest lay in music, Edfl 
entered L. V. C. in September, w | 
and completed one year bef° 

He serve 

joining the U. S. Army 
in the 2nd Infantry Division 

ing his two years overseas 


with Intelligence (G-2), he P a ^. 
cipated in five campaigns and 
veiled in nine foreign counts 

chie ye 

Some of his outstanding aci- ble 
ments on Campus include his 

handling of the business 

ment of last year's Quittie, 


A fencing team has been or- 
ganized which will enter inter- 
collegiate competition about the 
end of December. Practice ses- 
sions, coached by Maurice Erd- 
man, an alumnus of Lebanon 
Valley, are being held bi-weekly. 
Anyone interested, novice or 
otherwise, please contact Bob 
Miller of the Men's Dorm, or 
come to the gym next Tuesday 
at seven o'clock. 


Well known as organizer of the 
L. V. C. Swing Band, Eddie Engle- 
hart has become a familiar figure 
on Campus. 

On graduating from John Harris 
High School in Harrisburg in 1938, 
he attended Harrisburg Academy, 
and the following year entered the 
University of Michigan. He ma- 
jored in science, but largely thru 
his work in the University of Mich- 
igan band, decided to enter the 
musical profession. During 1940, 
Eddie organized a dance band and 

Shakespearean play. ta jt 
He also holds the imp J ist iH 
position of first chair clarine gS , 
the College Band, College ° 
tra, and Symphony Orchestra- 

To date, Eddie has bad g peji0 
songs copyrighted and 
much of his time arrang"*^ t» 
composing. He hopes sorne .p 
become a member of ASCA 

Eddie and his wife, Hazel. ^ 
he married in July, 1945, a^'S 
residing in Annville. After ^ V 
graduation, they plan i0 $f 
Michigan, where he will ta* ^ 
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Reading left to right, First Row— 
6:30 A. M.— Rise and shine— One long look at that pretty girlfriend. 
7:00 A. M.— Breakfast and last minute session with the books. 
7:15 A. M. — Off to the Brain Factory— "So long, Mom, see you tonite." 

Second Row- 
10:00 A. M.- 
12:00 Noon- 
2:00 P. M.- 

Third Row— 
4:00 P. M.- 
8:00 P. M- 

-One quick drag before that next class. 
-Chow time in that swanky new Day Student Room. 
-"Sorry, Mr. Walters, that book is out, but I can give any of the other 
five reference books Mrs. Laughlin has assigned this week." 

-Going to Harrisburg, Hershey, Hummelstown, Mister, Huh? 
-Hit the books and then the sack. Morning comes and the vicious cy- 
cle starts over again. 



Blue And White Will Face 
Juniata College On Saturday 

Valley Eleven Will Be Seeking Fifth 
Victory Of Season; Is Favored To Win 

sports in shorts Valleymen Battle P. M. College 

To 0*0 Stalemate, Saturday 

Andy Kerr's Flying Dutchmen 
take to the road this Saturday 
when they travel to Huntingdon to 
meet the Juniata Indians. After 
their scoreless tie against P.M.C. 
last Saturday, the Dutchmen 
should be on the rebound and take 
the Indians without much difficul- 
ty. Lebanon Valley merits the fa- 
vorites role until the returns prove 

Juniata doesn't have much this 
year and their record is far from 
impressive. This past Saturday they 
were drubbed by Albright 26-7 and 
that score alone should put them in 
a class far below the Valley. But, 
don't forget that P.M.C. was sup- 
posed to be easy pickings for L.V.; 
so what happened, it snowed, and 
that made all the difference in the 
world. Who knows, it may snow 
this Saturday. All of which goes to 
show that no matter what a team's 
past record is, or what they appear 
to be on paper, they can never be 
taken too lightly. It was Alexander 
Pope that said, "To err is human." 
This statement can be applied to a 
football game where one mistake 
can make the difference in the out- 
come, so let's not over-look Juniata 
this Saturday. 

It is hoped that Saturday turns 
out to be football weather, which 
would make for a dry field. With 
six games behind them and two 
more to go 


On Saturday, Nov. 15, the Flying 
Dutchgirls proved that nothing can 
stop them from winning a game- 
not even snow. In spite of a snow- 
covered field, with a few mud pud- 
dles scattered here and there, the 
L. V. hockey team threw the Mora- 
vian team for a loss of 5 to 0. 

P.M.C. Gridders Play Thrill Packed Game; 
L.V. Power Shows Thru Bad Weather 

According to Noah Webster, a 
quarterback is a back scarcely dis- 
tinguishable in position and func- 
tion from the other backs. Well, if 
that man of great wisdom were 
living today he would have to reno- 
vate his much used dictionary; for 
here at Lebanon Valley we have a 
quarterback by the name of Ecken- 
roth who makes Webster's defini- 
tion as outdated as the horse and 
buggy. It so happens that our 
sports personality this week is the 
quarterback of the Flying Dutch- 
men, Herb Eckenroth, and right 
here and now we'll prove to one 
and all how badly Mr. Webster 

Herb is, without a doubt, a dis- 
tinguished back on any gridiron. 
Lebanon"valley has He is a superb ball-handler who 

never had a chance to show their 
running attack. Up to the Hofstra 
game DiJohnson was only used oc- 
casionally because of a knee injury. 
The Albright game brought with it 
foul weather and treacherous foot- 
ing for a running game; ditto Sat- 
urday against P.M.C. Many observ- 
ers believe that Lebanon Valley has 
yet to show its true form. It sounds 
odd to make such a statement, but 
figure it up, chum, and you, too, 
will see our way of reasoning. It's 
hard to believe that the Kerrmen 
can top their performance against 
Albright, but it is suspected that 
they can surpass that sterling dis- 
play of offensive and defensive 
football. Maybe Saturday will tell; 
if we're correct in believing so, Ju- 
niata would do well to post storm 
signals, because in the arm of Eck- 
enroth and in the running of Hess 
and DiJohnson, Lebanon Valley has 
a two-edged weapon that can 
strike effectively from any sector. 

Things do look bright for Satur- 
day's game, and well they may, but 
over-confidence has played havoc 
with many a football team. Let's 
not take the Juniata game with the 
thought in mind that they will be a 
pushover. Every team has its day, 
and the history of football is re- 
plete with what sheer spirit and 
will can do. We can beat Juniata, 
and will, if over-confidence doesn't 
take its toll. 

VISIT - - - 


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of All Kinds 
Annville, Pa. 


Formerly Karls 

runs the show from the quarter- 
back slot in the Valley T. As a 
passer he is in every way outstand- 
ing. His magic arm has been large- 
ly responsible for L. V.'s success. 
He's mighty dangerous when he 
starts slinging those special deliv- 
ery spirals." As witness of this one 
only has to go back to the Hofstra 
game when Herb tossed two T. D. 
passes. He is also a punter of note. 

Herb is Hummelstown's gift to 
the 1947 edition of the Flying 
Dutchmen. He has known consider- 
able success in his athletic career, 
and is strictly high-gear, with a 
trail of superior accomplishments 
behind him at Hummelstown and 
last year at the Valley. His life 
thus far is filled with sports, so let's 
start at the beginning. 

At Hummelstown, where he grad- 
uated in '43, he earned no less than 
eight varsity letters; which for a 
person of his size, or lack of it, is 
quite an accomplishment. He got 
three letters each in baseball and 
basketball, and two in football. 

After graduation Herb entered 
the Navy and was in the Navy's V-5 
and V-12 program for two and a 
half years. While in the Navy he 
studied at Harvard and Mt. St. 
Mary's. After being discharged he 
entered the Valley, and immediate- 
ly earned himself quite a reputa- 
tion on the gridiron, which he has 
held throughout this season. 

In the scholastic field Herb is a 
history major. His aim is to teach 
or become a coach, and all who 
know him will wager that he will 
be a success in whatever he chooses 
to do. He is one of the three mar- 
ried men on the starting team. 
Valley fans have heard a lot 
■ about the quarterback of the Fly- 
; ing Dutchmen, and you can bet 
your bottom dollar that they are 
going to hear even more about him 
in the future. As for Noah Web- 
ster, he is turning over in his 
grave; for here at L. V. is a quar- 
terback who is distinguished both 
- in position and function. 

Immediately after the opening- 
bully, the home team took the ball 
up the field, and Ruthie Kramer 
slammed the first goal into the 
cage. Again the Valleyites got the 
bully, and rushed into the striking 
circle. A foul committed by the 
goalie in the striking circle result- 
ed in a penalty bully. This is a 
bully between the goalie and the 
center forward of the opposing 
team, five yards in front of the 
goal. All other players are beyond 
the 25 yard line. Jan Weaver got 
the bully, and scored the second 
goal of the game. 

Late in the first half, after a ser- 
ies of rushes at the visitors' goal, 
B. J. Slifer tallied the third goal, 
making the score at half-time 3 
to 0. 

Early in the second period of the 
game, Jan Weaver slammed anoth- 
er point across the goal stripe. The 
visitors fought hard, but not quite 
hard enough to prevent B. J. Slifer 
from scoring the fifth and final 
goal of the game. 

A definite improvement can be 
seen in the girls' hockey team, for 
not one time during the whole 
game did the visitors succeed in 
getting the ball beyond our 25 yard 
line. Previous to this game the Mo- 
ravian team was undefeated. 

For the members of the team the 
Homecoming Day game holds many 
memorable things. The snowy field, 
the many slips and slides, a pen- 
alty bully which is a very rare oc- 
currence, a victory of 5 to 0, and, 
last, but not least, B. J. Slifer will 
treat the team to ice cream because 
she scored two goals in the game. 

The final game of the season was 
played at Millersville on Monday, 
November 17, but as this paper 
went to press the outcome of the 
game was unknown. 

Next on the agenda of sports for 
girls is intramural volley ball. In 
the first two games North Hall vs. 
Day Students, and Sheridan Hall 
vs. West Hall, Wed., Nov. 18, at 8 
P M. The next games will be played 
on Mon., Nov. 24, at 4 P. M., at 
which time North meets Sheridan, 
and South vs. Day Students. 

The lineup for the hockey game 
on Nov. 15, was: 

Moravian Lebanon Valley 

Rickard LW Shultz 

Raiman LI Kramer 

Studenvoth . . . . CF Weaver 

Leahy RI . . . MacFarland 

Saggesse LH Slifer 

Nactor LH Williams 

Cassady CH Bell 

Hershow RH Shetler 

Corwin LB Thomas 

Irwin RB .Withers (Cp.) 

Vanderhoven. . G Gainor 

Substitutions — Moravian: Davis, 
Buechner. L. V.: Keller. 

Referee — Sabo; Timekeeper — My- 

Score by periods: 

With the Dutchmen 

Old man weather beat the 
Dutchmen last Sturday. That is to 
say, it helped, too, as the P.M.C. 
Cadets played a rousing defensive 
game, holding the Dutchmen in 
check. This department wants on- 
ly to commend the boys in blue and 
white and give them a literary pat 

Lebanon Valley's fast-developi ng 
football team met some unexpected 
opposition Saturday in the form, of 
the season's first snow, and a de- 
termined defense of a fighting 
Pennsylvania Military College elev- 
en. A small Homecoming gathering 
sat huddled in small knots in the 
stands, inadequately protected by 
all manner of foul weather gear, 
as they watched the two teams bat- 
tle to a 0-0 tie. The triumph be- 

on the back. As cold as it was in 

the stands, it was doubly cold on longed to neither team, but to the 
that playing field, and the boys hostile elements which made for 

performed in noble fashion. 

Herb Eckenroth's play in the 
backfield, his gilt-edged punting 
and his passing of awet and slip- 
pery ball came in for praiseworthy 
mention by Head Coach Andy Kerr. 
Also the play of Bob Fischer, who 
played an outstanding heads-up 
game the few times he was in 
and caught an Eckenroth aer- 
ial and ran twenty yards only 
to have the play called back, was 
of topnotch calibre. Center Norm 
Lukens, who played until his hands 
became so cold that he could not 
tell whether his hands were on the 
ball or not, was a bulwark on the 
defense. His play gets better week 
by week. Every man who wore the 
colors of Lebanon Valley distin- 
guished himself in wonderful fash- 

The fumble on the one yard line 
is hard to forget, but to forgive — 
that comes easily. Tough to take 
was the fifteen-yard penalty for 
holding, which occurred on the on- 
ly touchdown play of the game. The 
Valley only lost twenty yards on 
penalties all day, while P.M.C. lost 
sixty-five yards. But this is all wa- 
ter over the dam. The Dutchmen 
had P.M.C. over a barrel most of 
the day, but just couldn't put over 
the clincher. 

U. N. Visit 

(Continued from Page 1) 

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt prior to a 
meeting of her sub-committee on 
repatriation. Although obviously 
exhausted by her work, Mrs. Roose- 
velt proved most gracious and ex- 
pressed pleasure at the interest of 
the group in world affairs. 

The last visit of the L.V.C. group 
was made to a sub-committee ses- 
sion of the Ad Hoc Committee on 
Palestine. Here the members were 
discussing the highly controversial 
majority recommendations for par- 
tition of the Holy Land. 

Among the many impressions 
gathered by the student group, the 
following stand out: the great skill 
of the translators and the efficiency 
of the simultaneous interpretation 
system, the youthfulness of a large 
portion of the foreign delegates in 
contrast to the advanced age of 
most of the Americans, the fatigu- 
ing nature of the U.N. work, and the 
difficulty of obtaining decisions due 
to the size of committees plus the 
desire of each nation or bloc to 


L. V 3 

2 5 

poor football. 

The game, the twelfth meeting 
between the two elevens, was a 
punt-packed contest from start to 
finish. P.M.C. punted 16 times while 
the Valley kicked oh 12 occasions. 
In fact, it was the spot punting of 
Herb Eckenroth that kept P.M.C. 
deep in its own territory for most 
of the contest. 

Lebanon Valley held the upper 
hand throughout the game, except 
fOr a brief period in the opening 
minutes when the Cadets sent 
short punts down inside the Valley 
20, and when they recovered a fum- 
ble at the close of the first quarter 
and moved to the Blue and White 
11. The game was the picture of 
the better team, Lebanon Valley, 
being unable to control the ball 
long enough without fumbling or 
pass interceptions to punch across 
a score. There were numerous oc- 
casions when the Dutchmen seem- 
ed an iron-bound certainty to tally, 
but it just wasn't in the cards. 

Midway in the second quarter, 
Eckenroth passed to Bob Fischer, 
who romped into the end zone for 
a "score," only to have the play re- 
called because of a holding penalty 
on the play. Moments later the 
Dutchmen had possession on the 
Cadet one when the ball slithered 
out of the hands of a Valley back 
and was recovered by P.M.C. These 
were just two times when the Val- 
ley should have scored, but didn't. 

That was the pattern of the 
game, P.M.C. playing a stellar de- 
fensive game when the Dutchmen 
made menacing gestures at the 
goal line. Shortly after the Valley 
had fumbled on the one, they were 
again in possession of the ball- 
Taking a short Cadet punt on the 
17, L.V. tried a pass and then elect- 
ed to try a field goal. Walt Gage 
booted from 25 yards out, but the 
ball was wide of the uprights. 

Play in the third quarter con- 
tinued to be dominated by Lebanon 
Valley. Taking the kick-off, the 
Dutchmen reeled off a first down 
but then were forced to punt. P-^ 
C. took the punt on their own 
and attempted to kick out of dan- 
ger, but the kick was blocked W 
Paul Mateyak and recovered W 
Norm Lukens on the 30. This time 
the Dutchmen took to the airways, 
but another scoring threat failed 
materialize when the Cadets intei" 
cepted on the 25. 
Battling for a break in the fin* 1 


period, each team resorted to P 


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The following L.V.C. studen.ts sition, but neither eleven cou 
were in the group: Miriam Barth, muster an offensive punch capa° | 
Reading, Pa., William Ferguson, of penetrating into scoring P oS \ 
Shinglehouse, Pa., Walter Mahoney, tion. Lebanon Valley was no dou 
West Orange, N. J., Charles Ruhl, a victim of the weather, for ^ eT ^ 
Harrisburg, Pa., Paul Sadler, Me- no doubt in the minds of Va U 
chanicsburg, Pa., Patricia Sutton, fans that the Dutchmen could ha 
Toms River, N. J., David Wallace, won rather handily had the gam 
Annville, Pa., and Elvin Walters, been played in anywhere near 
Schaefferstown, Pa. vorable conditions. 

Conserv Students and Guests 




No. 9 

Jim Gregg, Dot Morgan, Red Sherman, Betty Miller, Marty 
Trostle, Doris Klingensmith, Asher Edelman, and Betty Wilhide 
enjoy their meal at the Conservatory's 14th Annual Formal Dinner 




Ella Shultz, George Roman, Bob Marquette, and his wife, trip 
the light fantastic to the solid music of Ken Keeley and his Band. 

Radio Workshop Broadcasts 
Christmas Drama On WLBR 

New Organization Elects George Ely 
President; James Yeingst, Vice-President 

Members of the newly-organized Radio Workshop broadcast for the 
first time today, when they presented a drame entitled "The Story of 
Silent Night" through the facilities of Station WLBR, Lebanon. The play 
was the first in a series of programs to be produced by the workshop 
under the supervision of Dr. Struble, Mr. Gockley, and WLBR staff per- 
sonnel. Today's program was di- 1 

r ected by Nan Urich. I « D iL O 

' The workshop was organized on JeaiHie DOZartil HaS 
November 24, and since that time 
has elected its officers for the re- 
mainder of the school year. Mr. 
Al ten Blaine, station representative, 
ai *d Mr. Gockley, faculty adviser, 
s P°ke to the group at this first 
Meeting concerning the nature of 
w °rkship projects. Mr. Blaine as- 
SUr ed them that his station would 
Provide not only air-time and stu- 
dl ° facilities, but also competent 
1Il structors for the phases of radio 
Production to be undertaken by the 
Or kshop. Mr. Gockley served as 
Hussion leader during this or- 
ari izational meeting and outlined 

Conservites Enjoy 
Annual Formal; Set 
Record Attendance 

With spirits high, Sunday man- 
ners on deck, and worries left be- 
hind, L. V. C.'s conservites enjoyed 
the biggest and best Conserv For- 
mal in the history of the school. A 
record attendance for the affair, 
held in the Abraham Lincoln Ho- 
tel, Reading, has made December 6, 
1947, a date to be remembered. 

Attractive blue and white dance 
programs, each of the ten dance 
sets named for a conserv prof, in- 
cluding the Gillespie Gavotte, the 
Carmean Crawl, the Stachow 
Stomp, and the Rutledge Reel, were 
given to each couple in attendance. 
Red bells and pins greeted the eyes 
of all in an effort to accentuate the 
desired Christmas atmosphere. 
Candles burned brightly on each of 
the tables. 

Following a frantic search for the 
proper place cards and tables, the 
group sat down to a delightful din- 
ner, turkey being the main item. A 
short intermission between the din 
ner and the dance provided ample 
time for socializing and straighten 
ing ties and corsages. 

Ken Keeley and his orchestra 
played well their part, for the mu- 
sic was completely enjoyed by all 
Jump, smooth, and dreamy tunes 
all combined to make it a well var 
ied program. 

Miss Mary E. Gillespie and Mr. 
and Mrs. Merl Freeland acted as 
chaperones for the affair, and a de 
lightful time was had by all. 


Social Calendar 


18 — Basketball Game with La 
Salle at home. Preliminary 
game with Hershey Junior 
College at 7:00. 
•Basketball Game with La- 
fayette away, 
sc. 20 to Jan. 5 — Christmas va- 
5— Student Faculty meeting at 
5 p. m. 

5 — Clio Meeting in Clio Hall at 

5 — ciio meeting in Kalo Hall.. 
5— Philo Meeting in Philo Hall. 

5— Rec Hour in College Gym— 
6:30 to 7:30. 

6 — Delphian meeting in Delph- 
ian Hall. 

7— Community Concert in Leb- 
anon High School Auditori- 

7 — w.A.A. Cabinet meeting. 
7— Rec Hour in College Gym— 

6:30 to 7:30. 
7— Dorm Basketball League in 

Gym at 7:30. 
8_Fellowship Hour in Philo 

Hall at 7:30. 
15— Next issue of LA VIE. 

^ e Possibilities and limitations of 
n amateur group of college stu- 
nts in the field of radio. At the 
c pgestion of Mr. Gockley, the offi- 
* l title of "Radio Workshop" was 
&ti(f en for the new organization, 
Po " I ' ed Keller was appointed tem- 
t ^ rar y chairman and chairman of 

dominating committee. 
3 * a later meeting on December 
6(1- foll °wing officers were elect- 
Vei Geor Se Ely, President; James 
^el? 8 ^' Vice " Pre sident; and Car- 
s' Yannacci, Secretary. 

the Was decided that > other than 
s Pecial Christmas broadcast, no 

(Continued on Page 2) 

Poem Accepted By 
National Anthology 

It was revealed this week that 
one of Lebanon Valley's transfer 
students has received a gratifying 
recognition for her work in the 
field of poetry. The National An- 
thology of College Poetry has se- 
lected a poem, "Reverie," by Jean- 
ne Bozarth, for publication. Jean- 
ne's friends have joined this week 
in congratulating her upon her 

Miss Bozarth calls Atlantic City, 
New Jersey, her home, although her 
legal residence is now in Pennsyl- 
vania. She has previously had a 
thirteen year residence in that city. 
Having graduated from high school 
in 1946, she attended the Green 
Mountain Junior College last year, 
and transferred to Lebanon Valley 
College at the beginning of the 
present semester. 

Miss Bozarth is nineteen years 
old, has an unusually attractive 
personality, and is a diligent stu- 
dent. In addition to her literary 
activities, she has a wide range of 
interest of which skiing is probably 
her favorite. 

Lynches, Stoneciphers 
Attend U.N. Meeting 
During Vacation 

During the Thanksgiving vaca 
tion Dr. and Mrs. Lynch and Dean 
and Mrs. Stonecipher had the priv- 
ilege of attending a session of the 
General Assembly of the United 
Nations. They also attended the 
meetings of the Middle States Asso 
ciation of Colleges and Secondary 
Schools and the meeting of the 
Eastern Association of College 
Deans in Atlantic City on Novem- 
ber 28 and 29. Dr. Stonecipher is a 
member of the executive committee 
of the latter group. 

Dr. Lynch was recently selected 
as a member of the Executive Com- 
mittee of the Pennsylvania Asso- 
ciation of Colleges and Universities. 

He was also the speaker at sever- 
al recent meetings. He addressed 
a joint banquet of three Masortc 
lodges in Bethlehem on December 
3, a meeting of the ministers of 
York County on December 8, and a 

(Continued on Page 8) 

Femmes Invite Fellows to Turkey-Feed 
In Miraculously Transformed Chow-Hall 

In accordance with an old college tradition, the girls invited the 
men boarding students to attend the annual Christmas Banquet and 
Dance held last night in the College Dining Halls and the Annville Fire 
Hall. Jiggerboard sponsored the semi-formal affair. The Dining Halls 
were transformed by candles, pine, pine cones, bowls of fruit, and glit- 
tering Christmas trees into beauti- 
ful Banquet Halls. A turkey dinner, 
complete with all the trimmings, 
was served by candlelight. 

Harry Hoffman and Rinso Mar- 
quette served as masters of cere- 
monies — one in each dining hall. 
Following the delicious meal they 
introduced a delightfully entertain- 
ing program. Sidney Garverich, so- 
prano, sang "The Virgin Slumber 
Song." The brass quartette, consist- 
ing of Ralph Downey, Glenn Cous- 
ler, Joe Dubs, and Don Cauldron, 
rendered two traditional Christ- 
mas selections, "God Rest Ye Merry 
Gtntlemen" and "Silent Night." 
Mary Louise Grube and Dorothy 
Zink led the group in singing Fa- 
vorite Christmas Carols. 

The entire group then left North 
Hall for the Annville Fire Hall, 
where music for dancing was fur- 
nished by Eddie Englehart and his 
Orchestra. The evening closed at 
11:30, when the couples began re- 
turning to their respective dormi- 
tories. Everyone agrees that this 
year's Christmas Banquet and 
Dance were a huge success. 

Committees responsible for the 
evening's entertainment were: In- 
vitations and Chaperones— Betty R. 
Jones, Luzetta Warfel; Program- 
Mildred Neff , Mary Lee Glover, An- 
nette Read; Place Cards— Barbara 
Kleinfelter, Kitty Rhoads, Betty 
Frank; Table Decorations — Opal 
Shumate, Ginny Vought, Betty 
Frank, Doris Hyman; Dance Dec- 
orations—Sidney Garverich. 

Who's Who Announced 
By Dean Stonecipher 

Ten Seniors Chosen For 
National Organization 

Each year ten seniors are chosen 
from among students in the College 
and Conservatory to represent Leb- 
anon Valley in "Who's Who Among 
Students in American Universities 
and Colleges." This year's out- 
standing seniors are Melvyn R- 
Bowman, Mary Jane Eckert, Mary 
Elizabeth Frank, Nancy Elaine Heil- 
man, Theodore D. Keller, George 
Reynolds Marquette, Thomas J- 
Schaak, Virginia M. Vought, Rhoda 
Mae Ziegler, and Robert A. Zim- 

This honor organization is na- 
tion-wide. It recognizes services to 
the school in campus activities, 
scholarship, and all honorary and 
social organizations to which a 
student may belong. One of its 
features is the Student Placement 
Service, through which the stu- 
dents are recommended to Ameri- 
can employers who are seeking 
capable college graduates to fill re- 
sponsible positions. 

Clionians Donate Gifts 
To Visiting Nurse Assn. 

Clionians held their Christmas 
party today at 11 o'clock in Clio 
Hall. Small gifts were exchanged 
and these were in turn given by 
each member to the Visiting Nurse 
Association of Lebanon to be dis- 
tributed by them on Christmas 
among the needy families of Leb- 
anon and vicinity. A program was 
planned by the president, Elaine 
Heilman, and a delightful time was 
had by all who attended the party. 

The next regular meeting of the 
society will be held Monday, Janu- 
ary 5, at 7:30 in Clio Hall. Enter- 
tainment will be provided by the 
president, Elaine Heilman, in the 
form of a movie. 




Established 1925 

Vol. XXIV— No. 9 

Thursday, December 18, 1947 

LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college year, except 
holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, Pennsylvania. 

LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Intercollegiate 
Press. National advertising is secured through the National Advertising Service, Inc. 
College Publishers Representative, New York, N. Y. 

Ronald Baker 
Doris Clements Richard Pye 

Marycarol Salzman Samuel Rutherford Nan Urich 


News Editor Martha Matter 

Sports Editor .. Charles Tome 

Assistant Sports Editor William Fisher 

Conservatory Editor Barbara Kleinfelter 

Feature Editor Alvin Berger 

Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart 

Staff Photographer James Gregg 

Art Editor Robert Sourbier 

Cartoonist Robert Miller 

Advisers Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge 

David Fleischer 
James Parsons 

George Ely 
Joanne Kessler 

Richard Moller 
Jean Bozarth 


Business Manager Melvyn Bowman 

Assistant Business Manager John Marshall 

Copy Editor Elaine Heilman 

Circulation Managers Robert McCoy, Howard Kreider 

Adviser Dr. John F. Lotz 

Esther Bell 
Robert Howard 
Betty Ruth Jones 
Rhoda Zeigler 

Irving Mall Glenn Hall 

Alex Fehr Vivian Werner 

Donald Paine Robert Bomgardner 

Russell Getz 

Audrey Geidt 
C. John Savior 
Helen Nicoll 


Cutis and holidays are always vital topics of conversation here at 
Lebanon Valley, and particularly so the week before the Christmas vaca- 
tion — all of which is leading up to the fact that there is much dissatis- 
faction among the students who work the preceding week of the vaca- 
ion period, but are not allowed excused absences. It seems unreasonable 
to many people that these students can not be excused — for who knows, 
indirectly the money earned may eventually return to the college? And 
again, especially among the ex-vets, the money earned during this period 
often is of the utmost importance as far as clothes and the other little 
luxuries are concerned. And still another point — the students pay for 
their education, and if they want to take a week off, it is hurting only 
them, maybe. Why not allow those students who wish to work during 
the Christmas rush to be excused from classes? It certainly would be 
appreciated by many of them. Surely some provisio could be made con- 
cerning this problem — Certainly the situation could be improved. 

Apparently the Men's Day Student Congress, which everyone had 
hoped would turn into a vigorous, progressive organization, can find 
nothing better to do with its time than to humiliate the Freshmen. That 
little essay, "How Low Is a Freshman?" which was to be written by those 
Freshmen who were absent from a special meeting called last week by 
the congress, certainly was a cute idea. What's the matter, boys? Egos 
need inflating? 


Lebanon Valley lost its greatest sports' fan last week when Mr. 
Marshall Gemberling, Sr., passed away. Mr. Gemberling, father of Mar- 
shall Gemberling, Jr., three -sports star here at the Valley, never missed a 
football or basketball game since Marsh began playing for the Dutch- 
men. An avid fan, he often traveled hundreds of miles to see the Flying 
Dutchmen in action. It was with the deepest regret that we heard of his 
death. He was a fine man, loved sports, and certainly thought the world 
of his son, whom, incidently, he would have been exceedingly proud of 
last Saturday night, when big Marsh turned in a brilliant performance 
against Elizabethtown College. — R. B. 

L.W.R. Presents Programs 
At Old People's Homes 

Continuing their plan of pre- 
senting religious services off cam- 
pus, the Life Work Recruits gave a 
religious program at the Masonic 
Home at Elizabethtown, Penna., on 
Monday evening, December 15. The 
president of the college, Dr. Clyde 
A. Lynch, was the speaker. The 
program also consisted of special 
musical numbers presented by stu- 
dents of the Conservatory. 

The following evening, members 
of the same organization returned 
to the Lebanon County Home at 
Avon. This was their second trip 
to the home, as they had given a 
Thanksgiving service there the 
week before Thanksgiving. Tuesday 
evening they carolled for the old 
people. This simple program was 
enjoyed and deeply appreciated by 
all at the home. 


Support your class and its 
yearbook by asking your par- 
ents to be patrons. 

Candle Light Service 
To Be Held By Y's 

In keeping with the Christmas 
time spirit, a candlelight service is 
being sponsored by the Y. W. C. A. 
and Y. M. C. A. at 6 o'clock A. M., 
Friday, December 19, in Engle Hall. 

The candlelight service, which is 
always deeply impressive, will be in 
charge of members of both the Y. 
M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A. The 
service itself will be in the form of 
a narrative with the singing of 
Christmas carols inserted to break 
the narrative into parts. 

Student Affiliate 
Chapter Of A.C.S. 
Organized On Campus 

Lebanon Valley's newly formed 
Student Affiliate Chapter of the 
American Chemical Society held 
its first meeting on Tuesday, De- 
cember 16, in the Chemistry lecture 
room. The Chapter has previously 
been known on campus as the 
Chemistry Club, but has just re- 
cently received its charter from 
the A. C. S. This action resulted 
from a drive made by the Chemis- 
try Club to secure enough members 
of the society to form a chapter. 
There are now eighteen members 
of the organization, and the club 
hopes to increase that number. All 
chemistry majors in good standing 
are eligible to become members. 
However, the club welcomes all per- 
sons interested in Chemistry to at- 
tend its meeting. 

Highlights of the meeting were 
talks made by two of its members 
on recent news in chemistry. Don- 
ald Weiman spoke on nitration 
products and Wesley Kreiser re- 
ported on Physical Chemical meth- 
ods in Organic Chemistry. 

Committees were also appointed 
by the president, William Albrecht, 
to lay plans for field trips to be 
made during the second semester. 
Place Committee — Doris Clements, 
Virginia Vought and Samuel Ruth- 
erford; Transportation Committee 
—Paul Yingst, Donald Weiman, Da- 
vid Sheetz, and Mark Gingrich. 

The Campus Is Talking About . . . 

SANTA'S GRAB-BAG— "Ye Jolly olde elf" bequeathes to the followi* 
Martha Matter and Pete Ely— a ream of paper to span the m\ ' 
which will separate them over the Christmas holidays. Doris Eck 
"Gone With the Wind." Jane Reed— a baby for the little pink sweat* 
er she is knitting. Dave Fleisher— a handbook of basic English jt 
the Ad building— a roof over the northwest fire escape to cover th 
Biology majors who must have that other cigarette. To HecK 
Francis that is)— a woman who understands him. To our esteem 
Professors— "patience just to go on." To West Hall— some MEN 6(1 

"JOY TO THE WORLD"— When we return to these hallowed ground 
(ahem), it will be a new year and practically a new semester— th 
will be a cause for rejoicing for the Freshmen; no more wearing 1 
detested dinks, no more "bending of knee" (if only theroretically) 
submission to upperclassmen's whims, etc. Ah, well, we all have ? 
start as Freshmen, and found the road far less rocky when we a 
cepted these same rules with good grace and a sense of humor .T 
how about it, Jean Shott, and Louise Hartz, and others??? ' 

CANDY, COKES, AND CHATTER— The new Rec. room for men day 
students is unanimously the most popular spot on campus. . . .almost 
any hour of the day and early evening a visit to the room would 
reveal a lively ping-pong or card game in progress. . . .it has proven 
a boon for those who "tote" their lunch, and have no time to walk 
down to the P-way— Among the more regular "inhabitants" noted 
were Dave Wallace, Ray Kline, John Beddall, Frank Huff, Johnnie 
and Bob Hess, and George Mayhoffer, to mention a few. 

"GOIN' HOME"— According to all reports, this week-end will be the 
occasion for a campus-wide exodus, for all points— in the general 
direction of HOME, including all the important events which make 
it not only a destination, but a major port of living— not the least 
of which is Ma's home cooking! 

HAPPY 1948!— Just in case the fairer sex has forgotten (and in the na- 
ture of a warning to our gentlemen readers) from 12:01 A. M. Janu" 
ary 1, and for 366 days therefrom, BEWARE! . . .It's LEAP YEAR ' i " 

Philo Reneges On 
Challenge As Kalo 
Lays More Plans 

Kalo Society received the follow- 
ing notice from Philo in regards to 
the latter's challenge that each so- 
ciety present a play, to be judged 
on a competitive basis: 

"We suggest a postponement of 
plays till next semester. Due to 
causes beyond our control, we find 
that our play cannot be presented 
on Monday, November 24." 

President of Philo. 

The Kalo basketball team, also, 
is looking forward to some spirited 

The spaghetti dinner originally 
planned by Kalo for this week, has 
been postponed. The event will take 
place in the near future. 

Deepest sympathy is expressed 
from the society to Marshall Gem- 
berling in his recent bereavement. 

All members are urged to attend 
the first meeting after the holidays. 


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Plans Completed 
For Legionnaires' 
Annual Dinner-Dance 

Plans have been completed for 
the annual dinner-dance of the L. 
V.C. Legionnaires, according to an 
announcement made this week by 
Commander Karl Miller. The affair 
will be held at the Penn Harris Ho- 
tel, Harrisburg, on Friday evening, 
January 30, the last day of the first 

A Long Island Duckling dinner 
will be served at 6:30 p. m., preced- 
ing the dance. 

The assessment, per couple, will 
be five dollars, in addition to the 
two-dollar membership fee, which 
must be paid before January 15. 
The following veterans have been 
appointed to collect dues and as- 
sessments and to issue membership 
cards: • 

Paul Sadler, chairman; Helen 
Hartz, Edgar Beck, Karl Wolf, Karl 
Miller, Robert Moller, Joseph Fior- 
ello, and George Ely. 

Senior Class Will Hold 

Important Meeting Jan. 8 

The Senior Class held a brief 
business meeting on Thursday, De- 
cember 11. However, attendance 
was so small that it was decided to 
postpone all the business to the 
next meeting, which will be held 
Thursday, January 8, at 11 o'clock. 
It is hoped that the majority of the 
class will be present. Some impor- 
tant decisions pertaining to Class 
Day, the Senior Ball, and gradua- 
tion must be made. The president, 
Edwin Englehart, would like to 
urge all seniors to be present. 

Thoughts On Autumn 

Let me go to some wide country 

Where field and sky are one with 

beauty — 
There to lie the whole day through 

in thought and happy mood, 
While clouds drift by on windy 

wings of silentness— ' 
Where trees and flowers bend their 


And birds are free to Vend their 
winged way 

Across God's mighty loom. 

But let it be when fall's sweet odors 
fill the air 

And autumn breezes stir deep-root- 
ed loves; 

To tramp the country ways amid 

The fallen leaves and remnants of 
summer past 

And know tranquility. 

Radio Workshop 

(Continued from .^age 1) 
attempt would be made to produce 
any programs before the beginning 
of the second semester because of 
the approaching holidays and se- 
mester examinations. During that, 
time the officers and faculty advis- 
ers of the group will formulate a 
plan whereby all members of the 
group will be able to participate in 
future broadcasts. A program 
schedule will be set up which will 
distribute the manifold tasks of 
production among the members of 
the workshop, each of whom has 
already stated whether his inter- 
ests lie in announcing, script writ- 
ing, producing, acting, music, en- 
gineering ,or sound effects. 

The cast of today's program hv 
eluded: Nan Urich, director; J^ eS 
Brulatour, Sal Fiorello, James M« r ' 
ray, Audrey Geidt, Carmella Yatt- 
nacci, Herbert Ditzler, and Alb^ 

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junior * Senior Combo Whips 
$ophomore Aggregation, 187 

Walt Mahoney Stars In Inter-Class Fray 
As McGraw and Beck Lend Ample Support 

Mixing a brilliant running attack with a deadly passing game, Coach 
gteV e Crowell's powerful Junior-Senior juggernaut crushed a game but 
outclassed Sophomore aggregation, 18-7, Saturday a week ago at the 
Athletic Field before a small but spirited gathering of devoted fans, who 
braved the extreme cold to witness the event. 

Undaunted by a biting wind and coming in th second half, mainly 
the chilly weather, the Junior-Sen- on passes, 
ior powerhouse unleashed a savage 
onslaught early in the first quar- 
ter to roll 50 yards for the open- 
With their big line open- 

with the Dutchmen Football Season Resume 








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in g up huge holes in the Sopho- 
more forward wall for Dandy Jim 
McGraw and driving Bob Beck to 
crash through, the upperclassmen 
encountered little difficulty in 
chalking up their first. 6-pointer. 
The stellar passing combination of 
McGraw to Delduco, however, was 
the outstanding highlight of the 
first tally. McGraw rifled four pass- 
es to the diminutive right end dur- 
ing this first period making good 
on all of them. His last heave span- 
ned 10 yards, the glue-fingered Del- 
duco taking the ball on the three 
and scampering across for the tally. 
An attempted kick for the extra 
point fizzled out as a result of a 

The second touchdown came in 
the next period as fleet-footed Bob 
Beck climaxed a forty yard drive 
by taking a lateral and sprinting 
around his own right end to score. 
The try for the bonus point again 

It wasn't until the third quarter 
that the Sophomores really showed 
anything. Then, displaying a daz- 
ing passing attack, they marched 
50 yards to hit paydirt. It was the 
accurate tossing of Bobby Hess that 
was instrumental in the tally, as he 
connected time and again with, his 
receivers. Successive passes to lan- 
ky Dick Hartman and Bob Hamil- 
ton set the stage for the score. 
With a first down on the upper - 
classmen's 10, the Sophs found 
themselve still short by three or 
four yards three plays later as the 
Passive Junior-Senior line braced 
hurled them back. Then on 
lQ urth down, Bob Hess faded back, 
e Juded a host of charging white 
j^irts, and flipped an aerial into 
. he arms of chunky Bob Howard 
^ the end zone for the touchdown, 
pother pass from Hess, this time 
Dick Hartman, rangy end, ac- 

0u nted for the extra point. 

b Se emingly not at all impressed 
§ y the Sophs' scoring, the Junior • 
Mth° r - 8rid macnine struck back 
nai lightni ng-like speed in the fi- 
i* ^^iod and chewed up 55 yards 

Husky Walt Mahoney, the grand 
old man of football, was a terror on 
the line for the upperclassmen all 
day as he broke through the Sophs' 
forward wall time and again to 
spill the quarterback before he 
could lateral the ball off, while 
big Joe Fiorello, Jack Gaul, and 
Iron-man Fritz Delduco also stood 
out for the Juniors and Seniors in 
the line. 


lp time at all to reach the broad 

Stri Pe f or its flnal T D Bob Beck 

Jed ( 

Ce d the assault, Beck bolting 

Carr °t-top, and Dandy Jim 
'Dark**"' Pile-driving fullback, 

hj s ackle from th tnree to score 
-j^ second 6-pointer of the day. 

a& attempt for the extra point 
8ai n fan*,* 


Junior -Senior 


u U P nine first downs to six for 



omores, all of the Sophs' 

In the backfield for the winners, 
it was the fine kicking, passing, 
running, and quarterbacking of 
Jimmy McGraw, and the line- 
cracking of Bobby Beck that was 
outstanding on offense, while Monk 
Hummel and Benny Penturelli 
played a bang-up game defensively. 
Penturelli broke up two Sophomore 
drives with sensational shoe-string 
interceptions, while Monk was a 
whirlwind at tackling and blocking. 
His blocking on offense created 
general havoc and paved the way 
for many of the upperclassmen's 

Standing out head and shoulders 
above the rest for the losers was 
quarterback Bob Hess, whose terri- 
fic kicking and deadly passing kept 
the Sophs in the ball game and 
proved to be a constant threat. Bob 
Urich's fine running and the de- 
fensive play of Bob Hamilton and 
Red Howard also is worthy of com- 
ment. Reckless Henny Deens, Lew 
Bowman, and Dick Hartman stood 
out on the line for the Sophs. 

This was the first time that the 
Sophs have lost in football, having 
won earlier this season over the 
Freshmen and last year as Fresh- 
men, upsetting the Sophomores, 

Game Sidelights: 

Every game has its comedy relief, 
and the Upperclassmen-Sophomore 
contest did not prove to be any ex- 
ception . . . the fans were treated to 
the sight of seeing Dave Fleischer, 
that terrifice right guard, scamper- 
ing into the fray twice in the space 
of a few seconds only to be shooed 
away both times... it seems Coach 
Crowell had sent him in for a play- 
er who was not in at that time . . . 
Punchy Stevens, former alumnus 
of the Valley, witnessed the classic 

Other celebrities who watched 

the contest were Professors Ehr- 
hart and Fisher... Joe Fiorello 
bounced Bob Hamilton one time so 
hard that it knocked the wind out 
of him (Joe, that is) . . .Baby-faced 
Bobby Miller looked ferocious at 
tackle. . .played a good game. . .Bob 
Haines suffered a dislocated shoul- 
der... Frank Pulli had a tooth 
chipped in half... Beck and Mc- 
Graw, and Gaul received minor 
cuts and abrasions of the face . . . 
no other serious casualties . . . Red 
Howard, however, played with a 

broken finger Monk Hummel 

threw one particularly vicious tac- 
kle, got up, and then tripped over 
his own feet 

More than making up for the up- 
set defeat at the hands of Juniata, 
the Dutchmen, in this reporter's 
judgment, scored the upset of the 
year in small college football when 
they jolted the Scranton Royals on 
Thanksgiving day. 

The Dutchmen deserve a great 
measure of credit for the way they 
came back after Scranton had 
scored on the first scrimmage play 
of the game. A team less stout of 
heart would have been beaten from 
this point on. Apparently the 
Dutchmen hadn't read or believed 
the papers which were giving the 
Miners the victory with the margin 
being anywhere from 30 to 40 
points. In Coach Andy Kerr's opin- 
ion this was the greatest upset vic- 
tory that any team he has ever 
coached has accomplished. Con 
versely, Coach Kerr asserted that 
his upset at the hands of Juniata 
was the first time in his coaching 
career that he had lost a game 
when his team had been the over- 
whelming favorite. 

Thus Coach Kerr closed his first 
year at Lebanon Valley with five 
victories, a tie, and two losses. We 
feel sure that but for the cold and 
mud of the PMC game another win 
would have been added to the Val- 
ley ledger. Overconfidence on the 
part of the Flying Dutchmen, plus 
the fact that Juniata was "up" for 
this game, are the reasons we give 
for the Juniata defeat. 

We want to congratulate Andy 
Kerr and the football squad upon 
the completion of a successful sea- 
son. Kerr will be back next year 
and with his entire squad return- 
ing with the exception of Pete 
Gamber, Bob Early, and possibly 
Herb Eckenroth, we can be hopeful 
about our chances for next year. 

As of this writing, the 1947-48 
basketball season has not yet be- 
gun, but we, nevertheless, will at- 
tempt to evaluate the chances of 
the Flying Dutchmen for the com- 
ing season. 

Coach Ralph Mease will depend 
virtually upon the same men who 
won nine games out of seventeen 
played last year. These men are 
Captain "Rinso" Marquette, ace de- 
fenseman, shot, and playmaker; 
tall Marsh Gemberling, named on 
the All-Middle Atlantic Conference 
team last year, and named on the 
third all-state team last year; 
Smilin' Hank DiJohnson, given 
honorable mention last year and a 
very aggressive performer; Bobby 
Hess, Pete Gamber, Floyd Becker, 
Charly Miller, and Johnny Hess, 
who all performed well on various 
occasions last season. Coming up 
from last year's "jay-vee" squad 
are Bill Brunner, standout back- 
board man from whom much is ex- 
pected this year, and big Ray Kline, 
who dropped in many a shot from 
under the basket last year. Two 
newcomers to the squad are Wayne 
Rohland and Herb Eckenroth, of 
whom you have heard so much this 

Coach Mease expects a good sea- 
son, but fully realizes the strenu- 
ous schedule ahead of the Blue and 
White dribblers. At least two of the 
teams, LaSalle and Lafayette, are 
out of the Valley's class. With a 
sixteen game schedule, the Flying 
Dutchmen should at least break 
even if indeed they do not come out 
ahead an additional victory or two. 


Lebanon Valley's Flying Dutch- 
men ended their most successful 
football season in nine years when 
they defeated Scranton University 
on Thanksgiving Day to conclude 
the campaign with a record of 5 
victories against 2 defeats and 1 
tie. The season was highly success- 
ful and marked the coaching debut 
of Andy Kerr, nationally famous 
football personality, who took over 
the coaching reins of Lebanon Val- 
ley after 17 years at Colgate where 
he built a citadel of double-wing 
and single-wing football. 

The Scranton victory wrote a fit- 
ting finish to the season as the 
Dutchmen scaled football heights 
to topple the Royals. It was a start- 
ling reverse that tumbled Scranton 
from among the top-drawer teams 
of the state and turned the Royals 
visions of Bowl dreams into a hor- 
rible nightmare. In defeating 
Scranton 13-7, the Dutchmen cli 
maxed their greatest season since 
1938. The triumph was achieved 
over a stunned and bewildered 
Scranton aggregation before 4,000 
shivering fans. In spite of the cold, 
it was a heart-warming triumph 
for Andy Kerr, who saw the Dutch 
men play their best football of the 

Lebanon Valley really hit the 
football jack-pot in the acquisition 
of Andy as head coach. His pres- 
ence as head of the Valley grid 
forces has given the college pub- 
licity that it could have received in 
no other way. Newspapers all over 
the country carried stories to the 
effect that "Andy Kerr Signs to 
Coach at a Small College." Even 
up to the present day after the sea- 
son is completed much mention is 
made of the fact that Andy turned 
in a successful season at L.V., for 
among the coaching fraternity as 
among football fans the country 
over, Andy Kerr is a great name 
in football and the Valley can stick 
a feather in its cap upon having 
Andy Kerr as head coach. 

The highlight of the '47 season 
would be a toss-up between the Al- 
bright game and the battle with 
Scranton. In the final analysis, it 
is believed that the game with 
Scranton should get the vote as 
"the-game-of-the-year." L.V. play 
ed the game for all it was worth, 
and even a little more, with the 
result that the Valley turned in its 
most outstanding triumph in years 
The season started with a high 
air of expectancy, what with Andy 
Kerr as "Dutchmaster" and prac- 
tically the same team from last 
year, plus some promising Fresh- 
man material; it looked like a great 
season for the Dutchmen, and it 
turned out to be just about that. 

After the Valley had opened the 
season by squeaking past Morav- 
ian 21-20, it was handed its most 
humiliating defeat of the campaign 
by Franklin and Marshall, a 41-0 
lacing that really hurt. Valley 
faithful felt the bitter sting of de- 
feat that sunny afternoon in Lan- 
caster and it didn't prove to their 
liking. As for the game itself, well, 
it turned out that it' was just one 
of those days that even the best 
of teams has occasionally. Every- 
thing went wrong. As it looked 
from here, the turning point of the 
contest was in the opening mo- 
ments of the game. With the Valley 
in possession following the kick- 
off, the Dutchmen had made nine 

yards in three downs, and on fourth 
down and one to go they elected 
to try for a first down. Eckenroth 
took the snap from center, spun, 
and handed the ball to Bowman, 
who tried the right side of the Dip- 
lomat line. For a brief moment the 
ball was juggled, and the hole that 
was open a second before was closed 
and the Valley failed to gain a 
first down. Then the Dips took over 
and proceeded to wrap up the ball 
game. It was a tough defeat to take 
and no one is to blame, but the 
Blue and White almost made up 
for it the rest of the season. 

Against Mt. St. Mary's the fol- 
lowing Saturday the Dutchmen met 
a team coached by the former 
Fordham Ram and New York 
Giant star, Steve Filipowicz. Steve 
brought a green squad into Leban- 
on for the tilt, and the Dutchmen 
had a field day as they ran over 
and around the Mounts to pile up 
35 points in the first half and win 
easily, 35-0. Lebanon Valley played 
its only night game of the season 
against Hofstra College of Hemp- 
sted, Long Island. The game was 
headlined as an "all-Dutch" per- 
formance, since both team have 
the same name — Flying Dutchmen. 
As it turned out, the Dutchmen, 
Valley variety, showed the most 
football prowess and the Kerrmen 
won the arc-light contest, 27-6. 

Then came the traditional clash 
with Albright. This was the game 
that already had the folks talking 
in undertones three weeks before 
the contest. As the fans were rap- 
idly approaching the seasonal 
frenzy over the battle between the 
two sister colleges the campus was 
all astir over the coming contest. 
The Dutchmen, fired up by the 
cunning words of Kerr and the tre- 
mendous backing they received 
from the students, put on a grid- 
iron show that left the spectators 
marveling at their performance. 
The backs were superlative as they 
passed, ran, and did everything in 
the books. Even though the field 
was a mass of mud, the Valley ran 
rampant over the Lions and was 
equally effective on offense and de- 
fense. The Kerrmen twisted ihe 
Lion's tail so badly that Albright 
won't be able to forget that de- 
feat, the worst the Dutchmen had 
administered since 1925. 

On the following Saturday, the 
Dutchmen were held to a score- 
less tie by the Cadets of P.M.C. The 
game turned out to be a battle 
against the weather. There were 
snow flurries all morning and a 
cold mist hovered in the sky 
throughout the game. The Dutch- 
men threatened to score numerous 
times, but failed to do so. On one 
occasion a touchdown pass was 
called back because of a penalty, 
and another time a fumble on the 
one-yard mark snatched victory 
from the determined grasp of the 

The big let-down of the campaign 
came in one of the most dramatic 
upsets of this or any other football 
season— as far as the Valley is con- 
cerned. A first-period touchdown 
by Hank DiJohnson at the end of 
a 45-yard drive, and a third-quar- 
ter tally by Jim Magee on a pass 
from Herb Eckenroth with Walt 
Gage kicking one extra point — and 
the scintillating Dutchmen came 
back after they had been scored 
on the very first play with a flour- 
(Concluded on Page 6) 



Breezing Along The Bull Patn 

Following that reliable conversa- 
tional standby, "boy and girl," in 
interest as a major topic of chance 
causeries on our campus is the sub- 
ject of improving old Lebanon Val- 
ley. This interesting argumentation 
is generally incepted by the state- 
ment, "Now this is the way I would 
do it." The polemics that follow 
are always exceptionally interest- 
ing for their variety and ingenuity 
and some are surprisingly con- 

Now there are always those ex- 
cessively conservative people who, 
abhorring change, might typically 
remark, "The whelp is getting 
smarter than its dame," to whom 
we would like to reply with a state- 
ment by G. B. Shaw, — 

"The reasonable man adapts him- 
self to the world; the unreasonable 
one persists in trying to adapt the 
world to himself. Therefore, all 
progress depends upon the unrea- 
sonable man." 

Of course there is a very real 
danger of shifting too far to the 
left — 

Neither the ultra-traditionalist 
nor the ultra-modernist is distin- 
guished for sobriety of vision; each 
is essentially a zealot. 

In the hope that this will serve 
as a deterrent to any further sug- 
gestions such as proposed by Bill 
Rothrock that the choir girls wear 
lingeries instead of robes to make 
chapel more interesting, we leave 
the rest of the column to our inter- 
viewees. How would you improve 
the scholastic, athletic, spiritual, or 
physical aspects of our Alma Ma- 

The first suggestion is rather dis- 
couraging, but we'll include it in 
the interests of journalistic hon- 
esty. It was elicited from Al Mantz 
as he cogitated a calculus prob- 

"Why don't you leave me alone? 
What would I do to improve the 
campus? I'd aboli h the Christmas 
issue so damn fools like you would 
not bother me when I'm busy." 

Let us go down and see that old 
reliable, Heinrich Knochenkopf. As 
you all know, Heinrich's only extra 
curricular activity is oral, and he 
always has some panacea up his 
sleeve for any difficulty proposed. 

"Aha! What would I do? Hein- 
rich rubbed his hands in glee, as he 
whipped out the portable soap-box 
he keeps cleverly concealed in his 
tunic. "The entire educational sys- 
tem here is stultifying. Not that 
the ill lies with L. V., it is common 
to most institutions. There is a 
general reluctance to adopt new 
policies which would seem more ad- 
vanageous tools to cope with new 
problems. The requirements of our 
complicated civilization have made 
it mandatory for anyone, excepting 
the truly gifted, to expend his en- 
tire education in becoming adept in 
some necessarily limited field to be- 
c o m e financially self-sufficient. 
This has effectively placed most 
people in a mental rut from which 
they do not have the means to es- 
cape. The typical student of today 
has no sense of proportion and per- 
spective, nor does he have the nec- 
essary equipment to arrive at a 
Weltanschauung when and if the 
complications of his life create in 
him a feeling of insignificance 
which requires one. 

Thus the new problem of the ed- 
ucational institute is to provide a 
liberal education in an age where 
technical requirements almost 
completely preclude it. The ques- 
tion can be raised, Is a liberal edu- 
cation a satisfactory remedy? This 
was effectually resolved by William 
James when he said that the pur- 
pose of a liberal education was to 
enable one to decide for himself 

what was of value in life. What is 
more important in arriving at a 
"World View?" Do not underesti- 
mate the above phrase, to decide 
for himself. There is a danger of 
the liberal education becoming 
pointed in a certain direction by the 
institution, and, as such, is an end 
of itself rather then the means to 
the end. Such was the case in Ger- 
many. The criterion of a liberal ed- 
ucation should be the output of 
originally thinking individuals. 

How then to get a liberal and 
technical education at the same 
time? Devote the first two years of 
the normal college course to basic 
instruction in every major branch 
of knowledge. This might include 
mathematics, history, philosophy, 
chemistry, biology, literature, lan- 
guages, physics, business adminis- 
tration, economics, sociology, and 
psychology. To divorce these cours- 
es from the teaching methods, per- 
sonal theories, and personality 
quirks of the resident professor 
each course would be completely 
arranged by a congress of the most 
distinguished mentors in that field, 
who would be sufficiently alive to 
the scope of their work to integrate 
the overlapping nature of most of 
the subjects with each other. The 
connections between mathematics 
and science; between history, phi- 
losopy and literature, for instance, 
are fairly obvious. 

The professor of the individual 
institution would be nothing more 
than a vehicle for this information. 
These courses would provide a basic, 
outlined, simplified view of all the 
major aspects of the subject in 
printed form so that even a stu- 
dent with no aptitude in that line 
could at least get a primary inte- 
grated foundation. Then a student, 
realizing a subject in its entirety, 
would see where his interest pat- 
terns lay, and be able to specialize 
in his last two years, still having 
the liberal element of the first two. 
In specializing he would know ex- 
actly what aspects he wished to at- 
tack, as the planned, outline course, 
would give him a sense of orienta- 
tion in the subject. In advanced 
courses he would be left on his own 
initiative, in the manner of a semi- 
nar, using his professor for consul- 
tation, free to follow any interest- 
ing byway; always making written 
reports of his progress which, when 
certified by the professor in charge, 
would serve as a far more valuable 
indication of competence than a 
series of marks in courses which he 
might have taken simply because 
they were required, or because he 
did not realize what he was getting 
into until it was too late to back 
out. Now " 

While Heinrich is getting his sec- 
ond wind let's get out of here be- 
fore he really gets warmed up. 
Since Dick Knies generally isn't do- 
ing anything, perhaps he'll "shoot 
a little bull" for us. How about it, 
Dick, what's your suggestion? 

"It's too bad that some profs are 
so particular about students being 
absolutely punctual, and yet those 
are the same profs who are always 
late in dismissing their classes. 
Punctuality shouldn't be one way. 
Fixing the signal bells in the halls 
ought to correct at least part of 
this situation. 

Another situation that seems to 
need remedy is the congestion on 
the stairs when classes pass, which 
is dangerous. Why not designate 
one set of stairs as "up," the other 
"down." The other day a fellow lost 
his balance as a result of the shov- 
ing and nearly went thru one of 
the large windows at the bottom 
of the landing. Of course this is a 
nice way of relieving overcrowding, 

(Concluded on Page 6) 


Basketball Schedule 

10 — Juniata Away 

13 — Elizabethtown Home 

18— LaSalle Home 

20 — Lafayette Away 

10 — Elizabethtown Away 

14 — Albright Home 

24 — Scranton Away 

4 — Dickinson Away 

7 — Moravian Home 

11— Juniata Home 

14 — Albright Away 

21 — Scranton Home 

23 — Susquehanna Away 

25— Moravian Away 

28 — Univ. of Baltimore. .Home 

3 — Franklin-Marshall . . Home 


Another examination period has 
slipped into the realm of neglected 
opportunities, and with it, the com- 
plaints and lamentations of the 
"too little, too late" crowd. To a 
certain extent these "gripes" fol- 
low every examination, and a cer- 
tain amount of post-exam "grip- 
ing" is a normal and reassuring in- 
dication that the instructor has 
prepared a comprehensive exami- 
nation. .When complaints about a 
particular examination become 
ubiquitous, however, and assume 
definite lines, it might not be illogi- 
cal to ask if the instructor is at 
fault. Logical or illogical, this ques- 
tion is too seldom asked because of 
a peculiar characteristic of some 

With the accumulation of years 
of experience, certain teachers ap- 
parently acquire an equanimity or 
philosophy which pemits accept- 
ance of these complaints as a sort 
of occupational concomitant, that 
can be disposed of with a shrug 
and a sententious cliche. This re- 
action has not infrequently led stu- 
dents to such overt acts of frustra- 
tion as throwing away half-smoked 
cigarettes or picking up the check 
at the local oasis. 

In recent months some incisive 
investigation by two students of a 
well known medical school .into this 
phenomenal complacency of cer- 
tain teachers has led to the discov- 
ery of a pamphlet entitled, Proper 
Pedantic Procedures for Prospect- 
ive Professors, by Max Gymple, 
A.B., M.A., Ph.D. When the contents 
of this booklet are examined, it be- 
comes instantly obvious that it has 
had rather extensive circulation. 
While the restrictions of time and 
space make a complete discussion 
of this brilliant work impossible, 
several excerpts will give the lay- 
man a fair idea of the content. 

The work is set up in creed form 
and begins with the tenet: "There 
exists but one interpretation of 
learning; that is your own inter- 
pretation." The section entitled, 
"Examinations," is remarkable for 
several statements. "Insist upon 
specific answers to general ques- 
tions." "Phrase questions as am- 
biguously as possible, and treat any 
request for clarification from the 
examinee with the scorn which 
they deserve." "Never, under any 
circumstances, admit that an ex- 
amination question may be poorly 
chosen or vaguely worded." "Use 
systematic outlines irregardless of 
trifling incongruities; it confuses 
the examinee and heightens the il- 
lusion of your own omnipotence." 

Students, then, when under the 
stress, strain, and inevitable frus- 
trations of future examinations, 
would do well not to direct their 
ire and imprecations at the person - 
ality, ego, or sadism of a particular 
instructor. The condemnation may 
be more properly attributed to the 
nonpareil pamphlet of Max Gym- 

Fashions on Tap 

When the new look happened, 
lots of us wondered whether it 
would ever take effect. Those of us 
who liked it hoped and hoped, but 
rather doubted. There were so 
many women and even more men 
rebelling against it, but now all in- 
dications seem to point to its being 
here to stay, at least for a few sea- 

It seems that the stark realist is 
the type most likely not to accept 

the modern Gibson Girl that 

type with no bit of old-fashioned 
romance in his soul. Oh, now we 
don't mean that he's not romantic, 
but we can be sure he's never ever 
looked through Grandfather's pic- 
ture album, and when he came 
across that snapshot of Grandma 
and Grandpa dashing through the 
snow in a one-horse open sleigh, 
that he thought, "Gosh. . . .it seems 
to have been so much more roman- 
tic then." Wasn't there that cer- 
tain something, at least it appears 
so now, when we look back, about 
dancing in the almost dark light of 
a gas lamp that must have been 
much more romantic? Ask Grand- 
pa, he'll tell you ! We can only sup- 
pose that what the girls are trying 
io do is enjoy thru the new look, 
by snatching just a delightful slice 
out of the snow-sleigh and gas 
lamp days, a bit of Grandma's kind 
of romance which was just a puls- 
ing, warm and gay as today's kind 
and because we can look back on it 
now it seems much more so, be- 
cause it's seasoned just right! 

We love those new rayon moire 
hippy skirts that swoosh when we 
walk and those snowy-white mut- 
ton-sleeved shirtwaists which give 
an extra sparkle to well-scrubbed 
college girl complexions. And when 
we sweep shining locks back to a 
big bow and make our lips pretty- 
pink. . .we just know Grandma was 
romantic ! 

Circulation Sparks 

To the Editor of LA VIE: 

I don't intend to make this a cri- 
tical letter, as is often the case of 
"Letters to the Editor." I have only 
a suggestion to make that I think 
will be of benefit to LA VIE. 

While browsing around the libra- 
ry a few days ago I happened to 
come across quite* a number of col- 
lege papers from various colleges in 
the country and immediately was 
struck with the urge to compare 
these papers with our LA VIE. On 
comparison our paper can hold its 
own with any I've seen yet, though 
I noticed one thing in particular 
upon which I thought LA VIE could 
be improved; that is the addition 
of by-lines to the top stories— news 
and sports. My suggestion is, why 
doesn't LA VIE have by-lines on 
some of its articles? 

Such stories as the feature news 
story, a column such as "Breezing 
Along the Bullpath," and the sports 
stories. Does LA VIE maintain a 
policy against them? If not, I am 
of the belief that you would do well 
to have them before the stories 
such as I have mentioned. I, for 
one, would like to know who writes 
some of the articles— just for curi- 
osity's sake. Not that I want to 
criticize them, to the contrary, I 
think some of the articles are very 
good. I think the persons who write 
the articles wouldn't mind seeing 
their by-lines on them, in fact, I 
think it would be an honor. I would 
appreciate it if you could throw 
some light on the subject, because 
I think it is a constructive criti- 
cism, and would be an improve- 
ment to the college paper. 

An avid reader of LA VIE. 


The first thing he saw was th 
blood. At first the sight of so m Uc , 
blood — on him, did not make to- 
much of an impression. But as ^ e 
watched it run all over his body ^ 
if someone had dropped a bucket 
of red paint over his leg, he beg a 
to cry. He couldn't stop. He ^ 
frightened. What had happened to 
him? There was nothing he r e 
membered but the constant g^. 
fire of the battlefield. The terrible 
noise as his company picked their 
way along the ground. But that din 
not matter now. What did matter 
now was his condition. Was he bad- 
ly wounded? He was sure his 
wound, whatever it was, was bad 
After all, he reasoned (if reason 
was possible at such a time), so 
much blood must mean something 
The pain increased. He felt that 
he must do something to relieve it 
Scream. Yes, that was it, scream. 
Then he fainted. 

"Here is the next case, sir," -said 
the nurse. She was terribly tired. 
This was about the hundredth case 
she had seen that day. And she 
was so tired. Wouldn't this day ever 
end? What she needed was a good 
night's sleep. Oh well, these fellows 
needed all the attention they could 
get. And she was a nurse. Gee, this 
guy was pretty badly wounded. 
"Let's see." She read the chart. 
"Wound— right thigh; tendons and 
muscles torn by shell fragments"- 
Oh God, they make them sound 
like cattle. Ha! That was funny; 
the cattle of war. 

The doctor was tired, too. After 
all, this business wasn't fun. These 
poor devils. How they have to suf- 
fer because a couple of lunatics de- 
cided it was their destiny to rule 
the world. This fellow wasn't as 
badly wounded as some, but the 
wound wasn't the tragic part of the 
whole thing . What made it so ter- 
rible was that some man like this 
had to give a part of himself, a part 
of his living flesh, to preserve De- 
mocracy. He sighed. He wasn't a 
preacher. He was a doctor . His job 
was to care for their wounds, not to 
talk about them. 

The house was brightly lit. The 
party was going full blast. Charley 
was in his prime. He was singing, 
laughing, and talking a little too 
loudly. He was also drinking a Utr 
tie too much of his black market 
Rye. Every once in a while he burp- 
ed, blushing as he did so, and say- 
ing the best remedy for the hic- 
coughs was something liquid. # e 
would then hurry over to the P° rt ' 
able bar and mix himself anothe 
drink. This was the way to bring 
in the New Year. Yessir, nothin 
like a party to set things off t0 * 
good start. His eyes wandered g laZ ' 
ily over the scene. They obser ^L 
the various guests partaking of 
food and drink set before tnern \- ( j 
had cost Charley plenty, but he & 
not care. As long as there ^ e 
boats coming across from ^ u , r< ^ 
wth real olive oil, and he 
contacts in the tire business, 


hi" 1 ' 
s ong ? 

was set. A thought came to 
Songs, everyone should sing 
on New Year's Eve. "Come on. 
eryone, let's sing." 

At that moment a bomb w ^ 
dropped from an airplane. It ^ te 
ed on a certain tent in which tl* 
were, among others, a soldier ^ 
a wound in his leg, a tired n u ,„ 
and a disillusioned doctor in u 





Vol. XXIV 


No. 9 



Mr. Herple twisted his short, 
jhick neck to afford a better view 
e i the sultry blonde who was con- 
sciously weaving her way toward 
tke bar. He tipped his head back- 
ward at an angle he believed re- 
duced the reflection on his bald 
hea d and stared openly at her. 
Then turned to the bar and deftly 
removed his thick glasses watching 
her reflection in the blue tinted 
mirror turn to a shadowy form 
which cleared only slightly as she 
^rew nearer. He raised his glass, 
turned it slowly about in his hands 
as he listened to her steps pause at 
the, empty stool beside his, and 
breathed easier as he saw her hand 
place her pocketbook on the bar. 
Mr. Herple narrowed his eyes and 
.focused his gaze on the girl as she 
tapped a cigarette on the bar. 

"Light?" he carefully held his 
hand so the flame was reflected in 
the stone of his ring; the sparkle 
always impressed him as being 
quite remarkable for such a cheap 
imitation .... even visible to him 
without his glasses. 

The blonde inhaled leisurely 
watching the smoke twist and curl 
before replying in a low voice, 

Mr. Herple placed the lighter in 
his pocket and continued to con- 
template the merits of the blonde's 
figure in a speculative manner. The 
blonde, obviously accustomed to 
such attention, ignored him and 
gave her order to the bartender. 

"Haven't I seen you somewhere 
before, doll?" 

"That's the corniest yet, bud, you 
know where you saw me before. 
You've been staring at me every 
clay for a week in this same joint." 
. "I didn't know it was so obvious." 

"How could I help but see that 
stare of yours?" 

Mr. Herple smiled warily conceal- 
ing the brilliant pink of his -plate. 

"You come here every day?" 

"Looks that way, don't it?" 

"Live near here?" 

"Near enough." 

This babe was all right, nothing 
d umb about her. Mr. Herple 
straightened his brightly figured 
tie. picked up his glass with a 
trembling hand and drank slowly 
(Easy, not too eager). The bar- 
fender brought the blonde's drink. 

"Here, let me," he pushed a ten 

(Continued on Page 4) 

Hard to Get (?) 

J^ore my smile 
- ~° n 't look this way 
l % eyes, they're just as blue to- 

Win? ay0 

^B? came ~ win have its stay 
; It r s Pring does come 

rs Planned that way. 

Spri ng sky, it sprinkles warmer 
-! b rai n 

^ r Ush my hair to shine— in vain? 
u r each for the verse book on the 

(A Shelf 

[, n d Nature quite out-does her- 
j ^ self!) 

e 0l d gnarled oak boasts a chick- 
4rid adee 

n °w, by gosh, you're kissing 

The First Snowfall 


The world's like a Christmas card 

painted in white. 
The snow blowing round is a 

breath-taking sight, 
Caressing the windows and roofs 

in its flight, 
As it swirls from the heavens 


The sleigh bells are heard through 

the clear winter air, 
While horses prance gaily o'er fields 

now so bare; 
And shouts of sheer pleasure are 

heard here and there, 
As the sleighs glide so swiftly 


The glow of the fire so cheery and 

Shines out through the windows 

dispelling the night. 
The flames dance on snow drifts as 

a gay winter sprite 
Presenting its own private show. 

To those who are watching this 

pageant so rare 
And marveling much at a picture 

so fair, 

This first snow of winter is beyond 

all compare. 
It's a memory they'll cherish 

for life. 


Here I stand, my emotions are 

The future is doubtful, but I'm not 

I thought my baby loved me well, 
But from her favor I have fell. 
I, by her, in the past was praised, 
And now it's a different story I tell! 

You see, — I know now that my love 

has gone. 
The tune of today is a different 


Her love was gone before I knew. 
While I was happy she up and flew. 
I am a man and a girl done me 

The story is common, and usually 

The Lighthouse 


Would you like to live in a light- 
house? After considering all that 
this implies, would you still like to 
live in a lighthouse? Picture for 
yourself the setting, the endless ex- 
panse of rocking rhythm stretching 
out before you, only varying in its 
intensity. Sometimes the gentle, 
undulating chant will be distorted 
into a straining force, bent on re- 
leasing all its passion before it 
must once more be resigned to in- 
different tranquility. 

The lighthouse is not for the per- 
son who seeks for life abundant. 
Here nature has determined that 
she will not be crowded. A few sol- 
itary sea birds are all that comple- 
ment the elements. 

The essential difference between 
loneliness and solitude is what ren- 
ders the lighthouse bearable or un- 
bearable to the individual. The 
tower, with its narrow, cell-like 
quarters and its solitary location, 
can be the most suffocating place 
on earth. Minds that are otherwise 
creative may fade to mediocrity, 
and versatile personalities become 
inert and passive. 

This depends, however, on the in- 
dividual's reception of a solitary 
life. The extroverted type of per- 
son would probably suffocate. But 
the • introvert would find an ideal 
enivronment in the solitude of the 
lighthouse. Here, budding ideas, the 
embryos of great visions which 
could benefit mankind, would find 
ample breathing space to develop 
without interference. The handi- 
work of God is far more superior 
than are the stimulants of man in 
(Continued on Page 6) 



"Listen, tramp, this isn't a pub- 
lic hotel! Move! Come on, now, I 
said — move! By rights I ought to 
run you in, but I'll let you go this 
time. Now, beat it!" The old man, 
his feet still stinging from the 
sharp blow delivered so expertly by 
the big cop, pulled himself wearily 
to his feet, stared vacantly, un- 
comprehendingly at the man in 
blue, and shuffled off through the 

Larry Donovan watched him un- 
til he was out of sight, and then 
turned wrathfuly upon his heel and 
stalked away. Now, why in hell did 
he have to go and do that? The 
poor, old bastard probably didn't 
have a friend in the world, and he 
appeared dead on his feet. Looked 
like he was half-starved, too. 
Christ, but he was thin! Just a 
bundle of bones stuffed ludicrously 
in sack-cloth — more scarecrow 
than man ! Larry hated himself for 
doing some of the things he did. 
Damn the police force. God damn 
the world! God damn mankind in 
general! Cursing man and society, 
Donovan headed toward Mac's Din- 
er, and over a cup of hot coffee 
philosophized with his genial host 
for the next hour. Both of them 
eventually reached the amazing 
conclusion that "that's life!" The 

old man was forgotten. 


George Stone pulled his skimpy 
coat a little tighter around him, 
shivered slightly in the cool October 
breezes, and plodded wearily along 
the streets, his mind dulled and 
confused — an old man, cold, friend- 
less, exhausted — so terribly tired. If 
he coud only rest! Sleep — what a 
glorious word! His body ached at 
the very thought, and every burn- 
ing nerve screamed in futile pro- 
test. If he could just lay down and 
die! But at the thought of death, 
terror gripped him. He did not 
want to die — yet living was unbear- 
able. Many times had the thought 
of suicide occupied his waking mo- 
ments these endless years, but the 
life force, man's petty, stupid ego, 
was too proud — too strong. And he 
was afraid of death. Better the un- 
ending torture, the complete misery 
of just living — than death! 

Shaking with cold, his feet burn- 
ing from constant walking, his 
stomach twisted into a tight knot 
of agony for want of nourishment, 
George Stone trudged the unend- 

( Continued on Page 2) 


One and Two 


One cat, 
Two cat, 
One sat, 
Two sat, 

By a tree 
Near the sea, 
One sipped tea, 
Two sipped tea. 

Now they both stood 
Near the old wood, 
One hardly could, 
Two hardly could. 

Along came two brooks 
And seized them like crooks, 
One purred a quaint "Shucks!" 
Two purred a quaint "Shucks!" 

Oh! how the Moon's eyes rolled 
Within sockets of mold. 
Now one was turning cold, 
Now two was turning cold. 

The cat named one, the cat, two 
Have lived their many lives thru, 
One hoped just to gain a sou, 
Two hoped just to gain a sou. 

Let one and two illustrate to you 
That male not let female to woo, 
One should just woo, two then 

should coo, 
Not two to woo, and one to coo. 

Ruban Bleu 


Jane flopped back on the unmade 
iron cot which passed for a bed, 
surveying the wall opposite her 
with disgust. All summer she had 
been wondering what her room- 
mate would be like and now it 
seemed as if that character were 
going to be pretty much of a dud. 
The roommate evidently had ar- 
rived earlier in the day, for her side 
was ready for occupancy even to 
the pictures plastered on top of the 
nondescript wallpaper. Janie stud- 
ied the paper for several moments 
trying to think up adjectives to de- 
scribe it — a sickly green intermin- 
gled with an even more sickly yel- 
low, the whole having rather a bili- 
ously blotched effect. Fortunately 
or unfortunately — Janie could not 
as yet decide which was the lesser 
of the two evls — little or said paper 
could be seen peeping from behind 
the adornments. The pictures were 
mostly of the "back home for 
keeps" or equally sickening variety, 
popular with a certain type of girl 
— a sentimental type which Janie 
held in high disdain. Unable to 
bear it any longer, she turned her 
attention to the bureau. Snapshots 
of boys and girls in silly poses 
framed the mirror. Each was neat- 
ly labeled with rounded letters, 
half -printed, half -written, in white 

Janie had just decided that this 
was the sort of girl who would tie 
up love letters with pink ribbon 
when the person in question enter- 
ed the room. She was tall and on 
the thinnish side with large brown 
eyes which usually had a fright- 
ened or surprised expression. After 

(Continued on Page 4) 


There was an instant of raw, 
burning taste, followed and trans- 
cended by the warm, resonant glow 
which good liquor had the ability 
to create in the body of Ed Conant. 
His mirrored image, staring at him 
from across the bar, gave rise to the 
reflection that this would be almost 
the last time he would see himself 
thus caparisoned. Tomorrow the ill- 
fitting uniform with its sergeant's 
stripes, its two little rows of cam- 
paign ribbons, arid its gold dis- 
charge emblem would relinquish its 
supremacy to one of the two civil- 
ian suits that he had purchased 

Ed tossed a half dollar on the bar 
and made his way out of The Corn- 
er Tavern into a leisurely, almost 
indifferent, snowfall. Three years 
ago, on just such a day as this, he 
had stepped from this same corner 
and pulled a green-coated figure 
from out of the path of an auto- 
mobile, whose screaming, ineffect- 
ual brakes had threatened disaster. 
A pair of frightened blue eyes had 
looked into his face, and her quiv- 
ering lips had breathed a tremulous 
"thank you." Her name, she told 
him, was Helen Anderson. In their 
conversation that followed, he 
learned that her home was in De- 
troit, but that she was working here 
in Harrisburg at a government job. 
She was an attractive little bru- 
nette with wide-set blue eyes that 
gave her an expression of childlike 
innocence. Although she was a bit 
too thin to be described as well- 
built, she had a slight, spicy air 
that turned men's heads in her 
direction. In addition, she possessed 
a knack of wearing cheap clothes 
well, and lending to them an atmos- 
phere of quality far beyond their 
purchase price. Ed felt as if they 
had been life-long friends. They 
had a date that night, and on the 
next night, and again the follow- 
ing night. They planned to be mar- 
ried at the end of the month, but 
Ed's boss had other plans. 

Just five days after they had met, 
Ed received the distressing infor- 
mation that he was receiving his 
last pass; his regiment had been 
ordered to "move-out" the follow- 
ing morning. She had procured 

(Continued on Page 5) 

_ Devotion 


For years I've made love to you, 
Fondling you kindly; 
No danger has come to you — 
Devotion so lovely. 

I've lived and I've played with you, 
Acting so gaily; 

In faith and in prayer by you — 
Existing serenely. 

At night and by day with you, 

Helping me faithfully; 

Through death and dark days with 

Soothing so helpfully. 

The black and the white 6f you 
Aid me unknowingly. 
The need's in the faith of you — 
Piano so lovely. 




Established 1932 

Green Blotter Club convenes once a month throughout the college year, except 
summer vacations. Our gathering place is the home of Dr. and Mrs. Struble. 

Membership is limited to the four students of each class who display greatest 
signs of temper (artistic or otherwise) and greatest need for improvement of 
penmanship. The main purpose of the club is to improve the literary productions 
of the members ; this leads directly to the secondary purpose — that of destroying 
friendships through harsh, relentless criticism. 

We are all members of the Green Blotter Club and the International Conglom- 
eration of Ink Spots. National advertising (find it if you can) is secured by 
bribery, coercion, and literary force. 

HEAD SCOP— (president to you) Theodore Keller 

KEEPER OF THE WORD HORD— (translated secretary) Joanne Kessler 

INK SPOTS — Charles Bolan, Barbara Christianson, Frank Huff, Marian Schwalm, 

James Parsons, Jeanne Rozarth, Ronald Baker, Martha Matter, Donald Paine, 

Albert Moriconi. 

FACULTY ADVISER ~ Dr. George G. Struble 

HONOR GUESTS Mrs. George G. Struble, Mrs. Nixon Mumper 



. All along the edge of the roof, 
the icicles hung in fantastic pat- 
terns, like stalactites in an under- 
ground cavern. Passers-by remark- 
ed how large they were, hanging up 
there like lucite swords, dropping 
colorless blood down to the pave- 
ment beneath. The entire city had 
been buried in snow, but now only 
the slush and the icicles that some- 
times dropped without warning to 
the street remained to remind the 
city of the recent blizzard. 

In a shabby brownstone apart- 
ment house, a reflected light from 
an upstairs room shimmered cold- 
ly in one of the icicles that hung 
down past the window from the 
roof. The room inside was small, 
filled with shadows, almost cring- 
ing and apologetic, but it fitted the 
personality of the man who rented 
it. His name was as unobtrusive 
as he: Mr. John Johnson, Mr. John 
E. Johnson. On a table before him 
was a revolver. Slowly he picked it 
up, weighing it carefully in his 

Mr. Johnson was perhaps the 
loneliest person in the entire city. 
He had come to New York filled 
with confident ambition, positive 
that in a short time the lights that 
spelled his name would add to the 
glitter of Broadway. Today, how- 
ever, his name was as far from the 
glimmering marquees as it had 
been when, twenty years ago, he 
walked to school in a little Vermont 
village. Instead of finding a place 
of fame behind the footlights, he 
was an insignificant office worker, 
who spent eight hours a day behind 
a typewriter for the sum of twenty- 
five dollars a week. The monotony 
of the clicking keys was broken on- 
ly by the regular ringing of the 
typeyriter bell, the bell which now 
provided the only music in his drab 

Mr. Johnson seldom thought 
about the dullness of his hum- 
drum existence anymore; twenty 
years ago he would have laughed 
if anyone had suggested that some 
day he would be content to live the 
rest of his life as an obscure 
typist. Twenty years ago he had 
daily walked from office to office, 
sitting on hard benches, waiting to 
see producers or directors, but see- 
ing only their receptionists. Grad- 
ually his life assumed a new course, 
a course which the relentless 
wheels of time slowly ground into a 
rut. Actually Mr. Johnson had be- 
come rather content with his way 
of living. 

Then it happened. 

At work one day a new face was 
behind the typewriter across the 
aisle from his. "A new face — a 
rather nice face — the most beauti- 
ful face in the world," thought Mr. 
Johnson. As he punched the time 

clock and went out into the cold 
winter air that evening, Mr. John- 
son realized that his stomach was 
not upset at all, but that without 
a doubt he was in love. 

"Love?" his mind echoed dubi- 
ously. "Impossible!" 

That was something that belong- 
ed only to the world of the theater, 
to the period of adolescence — yet 
he felt like humming, like waltzing. 
He glanced around himself, won- 
dering whether the others that 
were hurrying homewards were 
aware of the perfume or the 
strange warmth that had suddenly 
mingled with the first faint flurries 
of snow in the air. Surely at least 
they could hear his heart singing. 

Somehow Mr. Johnson, in the 
days that followed, could never 
quite bring himself to speak to the 
girl across the aisle. He did in- 
quire at the office about her ad- 
dress and began a long series of 
nightly walks past her home, hop- 
ing that a chance meeting of two 
people who worked in the same of 
flee would lead to a "hello" which 
in turn might lead to a remark 
about the weather which in turn 
would lead still further. 

Mr. Johnson always seemed to 
miss her. 

One day at the office, Mr. John- 
son looked up from his typewriter 
to steal another furtive glance 
across the aisle. The desk was emp- 
ty, its usual occupant having gone 
to the water cooler. She was now, 
Mr. Johnson noticed, having quite 
a bit of difficulty with it. Although 
the cooler had the temperament of 
a disgruntled Pekinese, Mr. John- 
son had discovered the secret of its 
operation during the many years 
he had worked in the office. In fact, 
his one claim to distinction among 
his fellow workers was that he nev- 
er went thirsty because he had 
been able to tame "old Brunn- 
hilde." It was his one remaining 
skil, the only thing in which he was 
superior to the rest. A very insigni- 
ficant accomplishment at best, yet 
it lent distinction to the otherwise 
unimportant Mr. John E. Johnson. 

Now, taking pride in his unique 
skill, Mr. Johnson strode forth in 
shining armor to the rescue of his 
madonna of the typewriter. 

"It's rather temperamental, isn't 
it?" he half -apologized. "May I help 

The girl, conscious of the general 
amusement her first round with 
the water cooler was causing 
throughout the office, had become 
angry and unfortunately chose to 
vent her wrath on Mr. Johnson. 

"No, you may not! When I am 
thirsty, I do not need anyone's aid 
to help me quench it." And as a 
parting thrust, she added, "Partic- 
ularly not the office water boy's." 

(Continued on Page 4) 


(Continued from Page 1) 
ing streets, dead to the joys of the 
world ,an outcast of society. A bar- 
room suddenly loomed before him. 
That's what he needed! — a drink! 
God, how he could stand a drink! 
Maybe he could bum one? Just one 
. . .blinking his eyes and shivering, 
he hesitated momentarily at the 

door — and then went in 


The frigid breath of winter was 
upon the earth. The earth was 
brown, scarred, disfigured by the 
dying leaves stripped from the 
once-proud trees, now bare and ug - 
ly. Autumn's dying breath was her- 
alding the coming of winter. But 
George Stone didn't care so much, 
now. He felt fine. Four drinks! He 
had been in luck. That young man 
had really treated him right. 

Staggering slightly, a faint ring- 
ing in his ears, and his stomach 
crawling with hunger, he shuffled 
down the interminable streets of 
the great city. . . .walking walk- 
ing . . . "no rest for the weary" 

walk walk tramp the streets 

day and night keep moving 

must keep moving. . .move 

The day wore on. Seventy-five 
cents from some passers-by netted 
him one good meal. Snatches of 
sleep in the parks brought tempo- 
rary relief and escape from merely 
living. And then the terror of night 
stole upon him. The wind had ris- 
en — it was getting steadily colder. 
Why had he used that money all 
for food? Why? He should have 
saved enough for a bed for the 
night. He must find a bed. Not 
another night outside! God! Fear 
froze his blood — panic seized him. 
And the thought of another winter 
coming on made him wild with 
fright. He could never last Out an- 
other winter. Death had now be 
come his companion. Cold and 
panic-stricken, he quickened his 
pace and hurried down the dark- 
ened streets — walking — walking. . . 

The great city shut its doors to 
him, and the crowds that surged 
around him were like strange, alien 
beings, pitiless, selfish, grasping, 
corrupt and vicious. Mankind's pol- 
luted stream oozed placidly, irre- 
sistibly along, unthinking — undis- 
turbed. And George Stone walked 
down the shadowy, endless streets, 

Hours later, he crawled painfully 
into a doorway, huddled tightly in 
a corner, and alternately crying 
and laughing fell asleep— a bundle 
of bones, endowed with life, a gro- 
tesque caricature of man! And 
mankind's contaminated stream 
surged on, unable to stop, unable to 
turn aside, blindly, unknowing, un- 
caring. .'. . 


And so the days and nights wore 
on. By begging, stealing, and root- 
ing among the city's garbage he 
was able to get food. By walking, 
walking, always moving, he was 
able to keep from freezing. And 
time crawled on, and he walked. . . 
walked, .walked. Tramp the streets 
. . .sit in the parks. . .run from the 
police. . .and it got colder and cold- 
er. Then came the snows. Frantic 
with despair and fear, he took to 
the open roads, aimlessly wander- 
ing, running, unable to compre- 
hend why or what. George Stone 
plodded on, his skimpy clothes 
flapping weirdly about him in the 
biting winds and snows, his shoes 
cracked and worn through, his skin 
like rotting leather, eyes like death 
— a ludicrous spectacle indeed for 
the gods to feast their eyes upon 
and laugh — for certainly there 

must have been a reason and 

George Stone dragged himself 
along, lost, lonely, bewildered, rack- 
ed by pain and terror, brought to 
his knees, crawling upon his belly 

for what? by whom? For this had 
once been a man! 


Tramping along the highway, 
bucking the wind and snow with 
the great cars flashing by, George 
Stone somehow had the feeling 
that things had not always been 
like this, but it was all dim in his 

mind. There had been a time 

when was it it seemed so long 

ago ages ago, surely or was 

it all merely some elaborate fan- 
tasy to keep himself form going 
mad? Everything was so confused.. 

Lansdale . . . Lansdale . . . why did 
that name keep recurring to him? 
. . . and those strange sights and 
sounds?... a quiet, little town, 
peaceful and contented. . .children 
playing. . .people passing leisurely 
along the streets, nodding pleas- 
antly to each other. . .a mist came 
to his eyes. . .he had been born and 
raised there, that's it. . .Lansdale! 
A flood of memories rushed back 
to him, golden memories, glorious 

memories! High school days 

sports . . . parties . . . dances . . the day 
he had been voted the outstanding 
athlete of his class his touch- 
down run, ninety-five yards, which 
beat Atlee High, their hated rival 
... a smile hovered for an instant 
upon his cracked, chapped lips at 
the thought. . .and then the vision 
of a blonde -haired girl with china- 
blue eyes danced before him — Mil- 
lie! How he had loved her, doted 
upon her! His dream girl — his 
ideal!. . .that had been his first — 
and last real love... she ran away 
with his best friend. . .that was his 
first and last illusion, for hence- 
forth there was neither time nor 
thought enough even to paint 
dreams... his parents were killed 
shortly after his graduation in a 
train accident . . and there had been 
none left to look after him. . .a job 
on the local paper, then work on 
the railroad, a tough, fast crowd 
and plenty of liquor for company, 
and disintegration began to take 
place within him... a trip to the 
big city and the job was completed 
. . .no work, no one to help him, un- 
suited for any real occupation and 
yet desirous of all those forbidden 
pleasures reserved for the success- 
ful, there could be but one outcome 
...he had slowly but surely been 
forced into the role of a bum and 
an outcast, and then he was rapid- 
ly sucked down into the vortex .... 

But that had been years ago — 
ten, fifteen, maybe even twenty? 
He was not sure — he could not re- 
member. It seemed like some long, 
horrible nightmare — that must end 
soon! Or he would go mad. 

The winter wore on — and George 
Stone continued to exist. And then 
one day, he found himself in famil- 
iar territory. He was on his way 
home! Familiar scenes were once 
more in his sight. And Lansdale 
lay beyond. 


The sun was shining. Spring was 
in the air. The world lived once 
more. A bright, deep blue sky, dot- 
ted here and there by soft, fleecy 
clouds, and a flood of golden sun- 
light bathing a gloriously green 
countryside greeted George Stone's 
weary eyes as he reached the roll- 
ing meadow overlooking Lansdale. 
Below him lay his past — Lansdale. 
He was home at last. He had sur- 
vived another winter. Taking a 
deep breath, he crossed the mead- 
ow and stopped beneath the sjiade 
of an apple tree, drinking the en- 
tire gorgeous panorama in greedily. 
There was the white steeple of the 
old church! — and over there was 
the big, sloping roof of the Lans- 
dale Hotel! And there was the Post 
Office building! Brushing away the 
mist that formed before his eyes, he 
took another deep breath and 
gazed up into the sky. It was so 



Here I sit and study. 

And people wonder, buddy. 
They say it's foolish, crazy 

I agree that plainly it's cr^ 

I'm told it's no use 

To study the moose, 
That it's only a loss 

To study the moss, 
That books full of history 

Lead only to mystery, 
The study of Greek 

Makes the brain weak, 
That the disection of cats 

Will drive me bats, 
And that all of our books 

Are written by crooks. 
People departing from school h 
eighth grade 

Quite rich are soon made. 
And when I get myself a degree 

Those self-same people win 
hire me. 
Here I sit and study. 

And now I wonder, buddy. 


It ca*me this morning in the 
mail! Today— early in November 
I was struck dumb with the reali- 
zation of its arrival. The impact 
of its meaning fife me limp and on 
the verge of insanity. 

I had been sitting there in my 
room at peace with the world, even 
at peace with my professors: 
"Gosh, but it's a swell day — no 
more exams for at least six weeks, 
marks weren't bad either. Home- 
work for tomorrow all done- 
caught up with all my zoology 
drawings— Heck, this old world isn't 
so bad after all. And that new girl 
I met last week— seems to think 
I'm a right guy. I'll have a lot of 
fun changing that idea! Some 
night when we're out on that old 
road, I'll ...... Mailman, brought 

some mail; guess I'll go see what 
he left. Oh— what's this? Package? 
Forme! Hm-m-m-mmmm, writing 
on it. Sort of hard to make out... 
No! No!!! it can't be. It's—" 

The beautiful day was gone. The 
whole year was ruined. No longer 
were my thoughts my own. I had 
to think of it. Swiftly— there was 
no escape from the awful web of 
encircling madness. I was caught. 
I had to reciprocate. Fight fire with 
fire. That was it! There was no 
time to iose. I dashed in town. If 
I were too late I'd be forgotten. My 
friends would forget me. I charged 
about making sinister purchases. 
I tore home and feverishly wrap- 
ped them. Then, and only then, ray 
breath came easier. My fear began 
to subside to the level it would bold 
for the rest of this awful period. 
Slowly I stole a glance at that fa- 
tal package— the writing on it sent 
shudders up and down my spin* 
But I made up my mind; regardless 
of their effects, I would use t fte 
self same words! When I though 
of the havoc they would cause in 
peaceful homes, I choked with A* 
endish laughter. Taking up the fif* 
package, I placed it in position* 
Then I wrote the terrible words 1 

blue, and the snow-white clou* 
looked so soft and fluffy. He sud- 
denly realized how tired he was. 
had walked a long way. He wo* 
rest first before entering the toWj* 
So with life pulsing all around Wnjj 
George Stone lay down quietly & 
died. tf 
And the sun shone, the clo^J 
floated by, and the world sang- ^ 
another infinitesimal part fell J?f- 
noticed into place in the 0/B^\ 
MASTER PLAN. And humanW 
polluted stream flowed placidly e 
ward, undisturbed. George S*° 
had fulfilled his role in life. , 



PIGTAILS AWEIGH: A Tale Foi The Young In Heart 

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It was the kind of evening that 
made Susan want to sleep in the 
g e ld on a few old Indian blankets, 
without a pillow; but since her po- 
etic desires were not always deemed 
Recent by the conventionalities of 
jjie neighborhood, she did the next 
jjgst, thing and crept out on the 
veranda to sleep. 

She tip-toed in and out of the 
door, which opened to the veranda 
w get a few extra covers, being 
careful not to waken Tina, her at- 
tractive young aunt, who was sleep- 
ing in the adjoining room. It seem- 
ed strange to Susan to have to be 
so quiet because Tina usually was 
not in yet at this hour of the even- 
Tina's time on summer nights 
was almost always taken up by the 
neighborhood's most ardent and 
attractive males, between the ages 
of twenty-two and thirty. Tina was 
twenty-four and had been living 
with the family ever since Susan 
could remember. Her being sought 
after seemed no wonder to Susan 
and her friends because Tina was 
definitely whistle bait. In fact, as 
Susan remembered, Tina was the 
first female in that end of town to 
bring out the wolf call . . . when wolf 
calls came into vogue. 

Tina would laugh when Susan 
teased her about not walking past 
the club house which the male bob- 
by-soxers had down at the corner 
while a meeting was in session, be- 
cause when she did the fellows 
spared no time in giving whistle 
expression to what they termed the 
primitive impulse. 

Susan reached for the last blan- 
ket and was extra careful not to 
let the screen door slam. She knew 
that Tina would think sleeping on 
the veranda all very amusing and 
a bit tomboyish. She wasn't the 
outdoor type and wouldn't under- 

The night was beyond descrip- 
tion. She realized this after she had 
gone inside in search of a pencil 
a nd paper and then had been un- 
able to write. The atmosphere had 
stirred her senses to the point 
where a poem seemed inevitable, 
but the phrases came from her 
Pencil lifeless and flat, a carbon 
c ppy of dozens she had read. Since 
*e had tried and failed to write a 
Poem, she became rather disgusted 
^ stretched out on the blankets 
*° he just luxuriously lazy and try 
10 fcll asleep. 

mm— mm . . . m, the breeze 
^ e lls so good," she thought. The 
rj acs along the white picket fence 
f 1 the back yard gave the air a 
ea< ty fragrance. As she snuggled 

. under the clean but faded old 
jjankets she smelled a whiff of her 
^ es hly ironed pajamas. They, too, 
^ re almost worn out, but were 
, Ce and clean and smelled just 
i fl rt avenl y fresh — like the laundry 
Q When she took it off the line 
a sun-washed, summery day. 
can felt contented now and ifc 
%h! d her to reminisce. The black 
strVt* its flercel y » ri g ht stars 
a familiar note in her past. 

had u could it; be? How long ag0 
H 0w ** 'happened? It seemed to her 

&hd- - she had Deen on this ver 

a befo 

re when something aw- 

h ap g lm Portant had happened. Per 
She Was the rea son she so 
e hi +* ately wanted to write a po- 

8et this f eeling " out int0 

then. V 50 she could read them and 
«Uch herself what really was 

She Y 1Ve part of her past ' 
\t> Ved to write poems. Not 

Uttfe f, erious ones usually, but just 
Vs d leS She thought up some- 
aur ing the day. When some- 

thing amused her she tried to pen 
it in a clever way. 

There were stars blinking on and 
off in the deep black pool of sky, 
and the silky, sweet-smelling breez- 
es suggested something nice. 

A mosquito stung her copper- 
brown arm, the one which she had 
laid above her head. In a split sec- 
ond she threw her touseled head, 
back and crushed the little demon 
with her right hand. A few drops 
of mosquito lotion on her wrists 
and on the covers would have kept 
the little pest away, but she was 
always forgetting it. 

She was lying in that contortion 
for a while; the front of her neck 
arched back and her head resting 
on the blanket so that she was 
looking at the stars upside-down. 
A certain star appealed to her fan- 
cy, and she stared at it for a long 
time, trying to see whether it would 
take a definite five pointed shape or 
just remain a glistening drop, like 
mercury in the dark nothingness. 

Now as she stared she was cer- 
tain that the star, boldly planted 
against that depthless dark sky, 
was going to clear her mind. The 
poem hadn't — but maybe the star 
would. It seemed to be suggesting 

Surely — she remembered now. It 
had really been in her mind all the 
time — only so many things had 
happened since then (even a few 
years had passed) that it took the 
star to remind her. A faint smile 
lifted the corners of her mouth. It 
was a star against his sleeve, a 
navy star against an officer's uni- 

Her thoughts carried her back — 
she was standing on this same ver- 
anda two years ago. There was to 
be a dinner-dance at the Winster 
Country Club, a farewell party. The 
war was still on and Lewis was 
soon going back to sea. 

She had been in love with Lewis 
a month now — a whole month of 
her sixteenth year, but to her, an 

There's no time in love. It had 
happened in a second. — (She was 
sure of that then.) When she was 
with him the hours flew like min- 
utes, but when she thought back 
over it all, it was as real as an eter- 
nity could have made it. 

Her thoughts touched lightly up- 
on the moment when she saw him 
walk lithe, sure, long strides into 
his home across the street to greet 
his mother, whose tear-stained eyes 
showed only half of the agony, now 
turned to rejoicing, of what pain 
and longing she had suffered dur- 
ing his absence. He was her only 
child, and although he had been 
away from her before to attend 
college and then a year at law 
school, she had not experienced the 
frustration and anxiety which his 
being at sea and in danger brot to 

Susan had always been the little 
kid across the street, but she had 
bloomed into appealing sixteen- 
year-old womanhood while he was 
away. ..and had fallen in love with 
every part of him. 

She remembered surveying the 
neighborhood stock of boys then. 

"Horrors," she had thought, 
"they seem so immature. All they 
think about is baseball. And the 
way they huddle together in their 
pwn private little bunches down at 
the soda bar; standing there gawk- 
ing at us and wondering what girls 
are really made of, is just too try- 
ing. Why, they haven't even be- 
gun to think about the things in 
life that really matter, like. . .danc - 
es and poetry and . . . and being in 

She was sure that Lewis felt just 
as she did about these things. Al- 
though she never had the occasion 
to be around him very much, she 
had heard his mother talk about 
him to her mother. He was getting 
along so well in college, and every- 
thing he did was mature and ex- 
citing. He was for Susan and she 
was sure that some day he would 
know it. 

The photograph which his moth- 
er kept on the piano showed very 
definitely the boldness of his aqui- 
line features; and the strong, per- 
fect curve of the back of his head 
made her a little breathless when 
she looked at it too long. She could 
not decide whether he impressed 
her as being smooth, because there 
was something so rugged about 
him. She came to the conclusion 
that he was both, a delightful mix- 
ture of the two — sort of the Walter 
Pidgeon type, the kind sixteen- 
year-olds just will lose their hearts 

This was her first dinner gown . . 
but then, it couldn't really be called 
a gown because it was too girlish 
and frothy . . . not a bit elegant and 
sophisticated like Tina's. 

Susan had pleaded with her 
mother to allow her to buy the 
lovely blue one with the just-slight- 
ly-off-the-shoulder sleeves, but 
mother had persisted and the white 
organdie won out. 

She remembered standing on the 
veranda dressed in the white or- 
gandie with the billowy skirt and 
thinking the beautiful thought that 
in one hour — .after Daddy had driv- 
en Mother and Tina and her to the 
country club — she would see him 
and actually touch him, for he 
would shake hands with everyone — 
cast a spell of enchantment about 
her. Love was a magic thing 

"Susan, are you ready?" 

It was her father calling up the 
steps. "Yes, Daddy, I'm coming," 
she shouted back, but before she 
left the veranda she swung herself 
around in a mad circle to make the 
foamy skirt catch and ride on the 
warm breeze. 

"I do hope he'll like my dress — 
although it's so childish and unlike 
Aunt Tina's." 

She heard herself say the name 
Tina aloud, and the word sounded 
and resounded in her ears. 

Tina, Tina — Tina. She had never 
given it a thought before sup- 
pose, oh, but he couldn't do that to 
her — to Susan who loved him. But 
he wasn't aware of her love and 
that made a difference. The thot 
that Tina was a charming woman, 
still unattached and fascinating, 
struck her almost numb. Suppose 
Lewis fell in love with her instead. 
She had always known that her 
aunt was a lovely creature and it 
was while Tina was modeling her 
jet-black gown — which she looked 
rather perfectly poured into — for 
the benefit of Susan and her moth- 
er that Susan had noticed how 
much charm she could cast when 
she wanted to. Although it wasn't 
the sort of spontaneous and natur- 
al charm that Susan admired in a 
woman; nevertheless Tina had a 
way of turning it on and off at will 
and Susan had no doubt in the 
least that Tina would withhold any 
bit of it in Lewis' presence. He 
seemed capable of bringing it to 
the surface in the most lifeless of 
wo, men. 

"I'm calling you for the last time, 

It was her father's voice again. 
He had probably been calling her 
all the time, but the thought of 
Aunt Tina and Lewis had numbed 
her every outward sense. 

She prayed a hasty prayer that 
God would see things her way and 
ran through her bedroom, snatch- 
ing her dinner bag from the dress- 
ing table and taking a last reassur- 
ing look into the mirror. 

She happened to glance at her 
hand when she reached for her 
dinner bag and saw that she had 
forgotten to take off Johnnie's class 
ring. Johnnie was the captain of 
the varsity baseball team, just 
adored Susan, and was ever faith- 
ful. "Sort of like a puppy you pay 
attention to just once and he fol- 
lows you around ever after," Susan 
thought. She removed his ring and 
threw it carelessly in her top dress- 
ing table drawer. "Johnnie is such 
a mere child compared to Lewis," 
she thought. 

The other day Johnnie had edged 
up to her while they were standing 
along the wall in the hall at school, 
waiting to go into their next class. 
He had awkwardly choked out 
something about her reminding 
him of poetry or something. She 
decided that, without a doubt, it 
was more than likely something, 
because she was sure he hadn't 
the faintest idea of what poetry 
was all about. "How could he when 
he and all of his buddies were ab- 
sorbed in shooting spit balls at the 
back of each other's heads while 
Miss Wismer, the English teacher, 
made a brave attempt to explain 
the immortal lines of Milton's 'Par- 
adise Lost?' " she thought. 

The other girls at school were 
plain wild about Johnnie and 
would have almost given their right 
arms for a chance like Susan's to 
go steady or just be seen with him; 

but to Susan, now that meant 

practically nothing. She was sure 
about being in love with Lewis, and 
that was all that mattered. Her 
conscience did bother her some- 
times when she realized that maybe 
she was sort of mistreating John- 
nie. She mentioned Lewis to him 
a few times, in fact, she sometimes 
even raved about him . She guessed 
that was unkind, because then 
Johnnie would get that awful hurt 
look about him and say, "Aw gee, 
do you have him on your brain 
again?" But with it all she decided 
that he was being very tolerant and 
she rather admired him for it. She 
believed Johnnie wanted to go 
steady like lots of the kids in their 
crowd, but she didn't think about 
that now. 

"Golly, I hope Daddy isn't angry 
with me because I didn't come im- 
mediately," she thought. 

When she stepped out onto the 
front porch she heard the hum- 
ming of the station wagon motor 
and quickly she hopped in with 
Mother, Daddy and Tina. Susan 
had sprinkled a few drops of 
"Springy" cologne on her neck and 
wrists, but she sensed that Tina 
had used the heady, alluring kind 
— you know, that sure-to-get-'em 
stuff. Tina said, "You know, it's 
been quite a while now that I've 
seen Lewis. He used to be nice — 
quite a looker too." With that she 
glanced with pride at her long, 
sleek, pepper-red nails — very pret- 
ty, just like the rest of her— and 
turned off the light in the back 
seat. Susan's father pulled out of 
the driveway, and even there in the 
dark Susan sensed Tina's slinky 
loveliness, and a glum feeling set- 
tled over her — a sort of hopeless 
sensation. "But why should I feel 
so defeated?" she thought. Perhaps 
he prefers a frolicking gay young 
thing like me to the sleek and cap- 
tivating type after all." 

It would be within the next few 
minutes that her every question 
would be answered — Lewis would 

either notice her particularly, or he 
wouldn't. Her pulse beat quicken- 
ed as she pictured him in her mind 
— strong, tan and distinguished 
looking. ' She hadn't checked up on 
his age exactly, but she supposed 
him to be about twenty-eight or 

The lights of the country club 
drew nearer, and at last her daddy 
parked the car in the lot beside 
shiny Packards and boxy station 
wagons. She wished that she could 
walk to the window where no one 
would notice her, and take one 
breathless look at him before the 
horrible electric lights would wash 
the moonlight from her eyes, but 
Mother was waiting, and she went 
along with the family. 

Lewis was drinking punch when 
first she saw him. His presence and 
the sight of his slim, angular body 
sent waves of chills to her finger- 
tips, and her knees felt weak and 
shaky. She lifted her fingers to her 
throat and tried to gain composure 
as she watched his tanned, strong 
hand let go of the crystal punch 
glass. He greeted her mother first 
and then walked to Tina. Susan's 
pulse seemed to stop as his eyes ran 
over lovely Tina 

"Well, hello," was all he said, but 
the warmth in it was sufficient to 
melt an iron frying pan, Susan 

She could almost see his mind 
making a note: "This calls for fur- 
ther investigation." 

Tina turned to speak to someone 
beside her and finally, after what 
seemed like ages he came to Susan. 
"Hello, Susan, it's good to see you 
again," Lewis remarked. 

Thank goodness he hadn't said, 
"My, how you've grown," thought 

"Let me see — it's been about two 
years since the last time I've been 
home," and as his eyes settled down 
to hers she saw how deeply alive 
they were. He looked as though he 
had just spent a salty, windy-blue 
day at sea and his eyes would not 
let go of it. "You look lovely. White . 
gowns are every man's dream, you 
know." She said, "Thank you, Lew- 
is,' 'and he gave her a tricky wink 
and passed on to the newly arrived 

What Susan needed now was some 
time, at least a few minutes, for 
composure; but her wish for that 
was forgotten when she saw John- 
nie and his parents come in to join 
the party. She couldn't remember 
when she'd been so surprised before 
—"but then why should I be?" she 
thought, "Johnnie's family are 
friends of Lewis' too." 

She had hoped to concentrate 
only on Lewis tonight — to be 
among grown-ups and feel like one 
of them, but now she wasn't so sure 
she could, with Johnnie here — and 
there were - other high school 
friends here with their families. 
She'd noticed Sarah Lee and Lin- 
da Harkins. They all belonged to 
the same club, which didn't do too 
much more (although they hated 
to admit it) than have a small 
shin-dig every week and sort out 
all the gossip about school doin's — 
you know, who-goes-with-whom- 
where, etc. "Wouldn't it be wonder- 
ful if I'd go gliding right past them 
dancing with Lewis, just dozens of 
times tonight?" Susan thought. 
That would be something for them 
to whisper about at club. 

She immediately gave way to an- 
other thought as she noticed John- 
nie smiling that nice smile of his 
(and it was nice, she admitted, 
even if she hadn't thought much 
about it lately) at Sarah Lee. What 

(Continued on Page 6) 





The room was dark. For a long 
time there was no sound save the 
muffled breathing of fifteen hu- 
mans trying to suck oxygen from 
an almost airless space. The still- 
ness was broken from time to time 
by a scuffling on the floor or the 
creaking of a chair as someone at- 
tempted to scrounge a weary sacro- 
iliac into a more comfortable posi- 
tion. Fifteen delvers into the oc- 
cult sat on hard, straight-backed 
chairs and waited. Waited for the 
spirits of the dear departed to man- 
ifest themselves. 

Unexpectedly a voice out of the 
blackness suggested. "Perhaps it 
would help if we sang. I can't sing 
well enough myself to start it, but 
maybe someone else would oblige." 

A few minutes pause and then 
a quavering high-pitched voice be- 
gan, "There's A Long, Long Trail 
Awinding," increasing in volume as 
it picked up courage. The others 
joined in. 

Therese felt like a fool. Her sis- 
ter, Clara, who believed implicitly 
in all this nonsense had dragged 
her there with the aim in mind of 
convincing Therese of the authen- 
ticity of contact with the other 
world. Therese spread her hands 
before her face and wiggled the 
fingers. It gave her an uncannily 
wierd feeling not to be able to see 
them. Then drawing a deep breath, 
she relaxed as much as possible in 
the spine twisting chair and waited 
to see or rather hear what would 
happen. She kept telling herself 
that she didn't believe in all this 
hocus-pocus; that there was noth- 
ing of which to be frightened.; But 
the stifling closeness of the room 
made her think unhappily, of the 
Black Hole of Calcutta. 

Suddenly a voice seemed to rise 
from the floor directly in front of 
her. It caused her to jump even 
though she had tried to steel her- 
self against anything that might 
happen. At first it seemed to be 
possessed of a rather ghostly qual- 
ity but as she listened it took on 
the tone of any human voice. 

Therese felt a poke in the side. 
"Thank you," she chortled blithely 
as she had been instructed was the 
proper thing to say when the spir- 
its deigned to greet one tactually. 

"Ssh, it's me," Clara whispered. 
"Now are you convinced?" 
"No, I — " 
"Clara. Clara Whitby. This is 
your aunt. Do you remember me?" 

"Hello. So nice of you to come. 
How is everything in the other 

"I've wanted to talk to you for 
so long, but you haven't tried to 
contact us lately." 

"Well, we've been busy at home. 
Everything's so upset." 

"Yes, I know, but everything's 
going to be wonderful from now on. 
Your luck has taken a turn for the 
better, hasn't it? Didn't you just 
get something new?" 

"Why yes. I got two new tires 
for the car. I had to save a long 
time to get them." 

"Well, dearie, that's only the be- 
ginning of many splendid things to 
come your way. You're going to 
have a nice winter." 

"What's going to happen?" 

"Lot's of surprises. I'll have to 
leave now. There are so many oth- 
ers here who want to speak to their 
dear ones." 

Therese couldn't help but think 
this sounded pretty good. After all 
Clara always claimed that every- 
thing the spirits told her came true. 

Futile Circuit 

(Continued from Page 2) 
It was true that she had said it 
with a certain amount of malic- 
iousness, but it was a thoughtless, 
unintended maliciousness, a kind 
that only someone as lonely as Mr. 
Johnson would take to heart. 

As he walked home that night, 
he bitterly thought of how his love 
filled him with despair instead of 
the beautiful emotions of which 
authors write. She had called him 
a water boy, and he could think of 
no defense. His worth in this world 
was exactly twenty-five dollars a 
week. He glanced down at the fray- 
ed edges of his coat and then tried 
to turn the frayed edges under- 

He was not given to extrava- 
gances, but later he stopped at a 
dirty, little pawn shop and pur- 
chased a revolver for fifteen dol- 
lars. It was old and very rusty, 
not even worth five dollars, but he 
had said, "I've forgotten my permit, 
but it will be quite all right to sell 
it to me. I have one at home, you 

The proprietor was sure that 
such a mild mannered little man 
would be incapable of breaking 
even the law of averages; never 
theless the price was immediately 

Mr. Johnson was now sitting in 
his room before a table on which 
the revolver was laying in the dim 
light of a single twenty-five watt 

Several times he picked the gun 
up, weighed it in his hand, hesi- 
tated a moment, and then laid it 
back on the table. Mr. Johnosn, 
afraid of life, was equally afraid of 
death. Every part of his being cried 
out for him to pull the trigger, and 
yet whenever he placed the gun to 
his head, his fingers refused to obey 
his brain. 

Suddenly he wanted to get out, to 
go anywhere, as long as he could 
get out of the room. He pulled on 
his overcoat, ran down the steps, 
out of the house, and away from 
the brownstone building. 

He walked aimlessly through the 
city until the glare of the lights 
told him he had reached the heart 
of the city. He looked around. 
There, rising above him, its cold 
steel and concrete like an inverted 
icicle, was one of the monarchs of 
the city. He went inside and took 
the elevator to the observation tow- 
er. Mr. Johnson was now on top 
of the world. Far below him, their 
hum sounding far away, the human 
ants hurried on their devious ways. 

He stared downward, fascinated. 
The idea of jumping roared thru 
his mind like a freight train, the 
noise of the cars on the tracks blot- 
ting out all else: "You've got to 
jump, you've gotta jump, jagotta 

On and on it went; he stared 
down without seeing a thing. 

"Jagotta jump, jagotta jump, ja- 
gotta jump." 

'Whatcha looking at, mister?" a 
shrill voice suddenly piped. 

"Er nothing, nothing at all," 

apologized the hastily retreating 
Mr. Johnson. 

"Jacqueline, come right back 
here. Haven't I told you never to 
speak to tramps?" 

Mr Johnson overheard the words 
of the irate mother as he left. They 
drummed on his ears as he went 
out in the street; even the din of 
traffic failed to drown them out. 
The train in his head roared on, 
but with a different tune: "Never 
talk to tramps, never-talk to- 
tramps, nevertalktotramps, never- 
talktotramps, nevertalktotramps, 
totrampstotramps, tramps, tramps, 
Suddenly it stopped. 
How far he had walked, he did 
not know. All he understood was 
that he was now on a bridge, look- 
ing down into water — cold, dark 
water that swirled gently and ed- 
died peacefully. It looked so cool 
and wet, wet enough even to dis- 
tinguish the fires of despair that 
smoldered within him. His fingers 
took a coin from one of his pockets, 
held it out, dropped it. It was gone 
instantly, silently, peacefully, gone 
forever. His eyes remained fixed on 
the depths. The lapping of the 
waves called to him in a lush 
voice: "Come and rest, come and 
rest, come and rest. ..." 

The train had started again; this 
time more relentlessly than ever. 
The hypnotic spell of the water and 
the ceaseless driving in his brain 
were forcing him over and down, 
in pursuit of the coin. 

"Better move along now, bud. It's 
a cold night and I don't wanna go 
swimming in case you change your 
mind after you get down there." 

Slowly Mr. Johnson moved off 
the bridge, the policeman watching 
him all the way. He started walk- 
ing again, alone through the streets 
of the city. 

Maybe there was something to it 
after all. Still she wasn't going to 
let herself be taken in by anything. 
She'd wait and see. 

Afterwards while they were walk- 
ing to the car Clara said she didn't 
see how anyone could fail to believe 
after such a convincing demon- 

"But all the voices sounded so 
much like the medium's." Therese 

"Of course. Spirits don't have any 
voices. They have to speak through 
the medium's mouth so naturally 
it sounds like her." 

Therese was on the verge of 
breaking down and conceding the 
possibility of there being something 
to it when she happened to look up 
and was -forever glad that she had 
held her peace. At first she was 
startled and then the irony of it 
hit her and she burst into peals of 
laughter. Between convulsions she 
managed to gasp to her sister," 
Your spirits may not have voices 
but they apparently have hands. 
Someone certainly spirited away 
those two new tires quickly enough." 

Ruban Bleu 

(Continued from Page 1) 
shyly introducing herself as Lu- 
cille she sat down at her desk to 
read an air mail letter which she 
had been clutching tighty when she 
came in. She proceeded to drool over 
it much in the manner which Janie 
had been led to expect. When fin- 
ished reading she opened a box of 
writing paper taking therefrom two 
sheets of a delicate violet hue on 
which she wrote with ink of a 
deeper shade of the same color. 
Janie shuddered and turned to her 
unpacking. Each scratch of the 
pen was so infuriating that when 
furtive peeps assured her that the 
two sheets were completely filled, 
she sighed with relief. Respite was 
not to be hers, however, for Lucille 
calmly opened the box and took out 
more paper. This was still going on 
when Janie finished unpacking and 
fled from the room. 

Within a few days Janie was able 
to verify her suspicions concerning 
the ultimate disposal of Lucille's 
letters. They 'were kept in neat 
packets in a battered suitcase un- 
der the bed. The packets were tied 
with a very special kind of ribbon 
obtainable only at the shop of Ma- 
demoiselle somebody or other in 
Susie's hometown. In Janie's esti- 
mation blue was not quite so bad as 

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He was not ocnscious of it per- 
haps, but slowly he assumed a fam- 
iliar course, one that would lead 
him past her home. He had made 
the pilgrimage so often that his 
feet knew the way even without his 
brain commanding them. Even tho 
he might have denied it, had any- 
one asked, his objective was just to 
catch one final glimpse of her. 

He approached the building. She 
was not in sight. He decided to 
walk past, hoping to catch sight 
of her through the window of her 
flat on the ground floor front. 

As he walked, Mr. Johnson was 
so intent upon the patch of light 
beneath the partly lowered shade 
that he failed to notice a small 
chunk of half-melted ice near the 
apartment house steps. He walked 
on to it and slipped. Almost simul- 
taneously with the thud of his body 
upon the sidewalk, the light in the 
room went out. In a minute the 
apartment house door was opening. 
She came out. 

Giving a cry of recognition, she 
rushed to his assistance. Immedi- 
ately she inquired whether or not 
he were hurt. 

"Not badly. I'm afraid I've 
sprained my ankle slightly, but I'm 
sure I can walk." 

She insisted that he permit her 
to help him into her apartment. 
There she would be able to band- 
age his ankle. Yes, it was quite nec- 
essary; it might be worse than he 
thought. She would also be able to 
arrange means for his transporta- 
tion home. Oh, it was no trouble 
at all. She did have an engage- 
ment, yes, but, after all, this was 
more important. He had need of 
someone— the other fellow could 

Within all too short a time she 
had taken care of the details. A 
coffee cup had been emptied twice, 
a well-meant, but not too substan- 
tial, figure eight bandage swathed 
his ankle like a misplaced turban, 
and a taxi was wailing mournfully 

She helped him out to the wait- 
ing cab, inquiring solicitously if the 
pain were too much, little knowing 
that her patient was at that mo- 
ment utterly oblivious to all pain. 

He mustn't come to work tomor- 
row if he felt the least little dis- 
comfort. If he were not there, she 
would explain to the boss. 
"Goodnight, and do be careful." 
After the taxi had rounded the 
corner, Mr. Johnson immediately 
alighted. Taxis were a luxury he 
could scarcely afford. Besides, he 
felt wonderful, light, gay, carefree. 
She did care for him. She cared 
for him— for him, John Johnson, 
John E. Johnson. She had purpose- 
ly been late for a date to be with 
him'. She did care — she did. 

Again he began walking, only 
this time his gait was sprightly 
that of a young man. He stopped 
for a moment to remove the train 
of white gauze that dangled from 
his leg. This was a visible sign of 
her love. For the first time in many 
years, Mr. Johnson was happy, sub- 
limely, ridiculously, utterly happy. 

Then a new thought struck him. 
He had accomplished what he had 
set out to do. The old John E. 
Johnson was dead. Now he was a 
different man, filled with hope and 
resolution. Fate had wanted it to 
be this way, he decided. This is 
why he had never been able to pull 
the trigger or make the final 
plunge. Fate had wanted him to 
live. It had only good things in 
store for him. This was to be a 
changing point in his life. His des- 
tiny had willed it. 

His step quickened. Now the only 
thing he wanted to do was to get 
back to his room and dispose of the 
gun which had become the symbol 
of his old weakness. 



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across to the outstretched hand 
the other side of the bar. 

"That's awfully nice of you," 
said, mentally noting the ten with 
a smile. 

"Anything for a lovely dish lijj e 
you." Mr. Herple silently wished he 
could risk putting on his glasses f 0r 
a better look, but nothing ages a 
man like bifocals. "By the way, 
what time is it?" 

The blonde pushed up the sleeve 
of the imitation fox fur coat and 
glanced at the expensive, but gaud- 
ily jeweled watch. 

"Time for dinner. Have you eat- 
en yet?" 

"No, I thought I'd skip dinner to- 

"Skip dinner? Never! I know a * 
swell place for spaghetti.-. — how 
about it?" 

"Well I don't usually accept 

invitations from strange men." 

"Oh come on, baby, I'm no 

stranger. Joe Herple, stockbroker, 
age 39." 

"Stocks?" The blonde looked 
more interested, passing up a' re- 
mark concerning his age. 

"Sure! You never heard of Her- 
ple?" he said, polishing his worn 
left shoe on his right trouser leg. 

"Well, honey, let's go places, and 
I'll tell you about him." 

"Well another drink first." 

"Walt hey, Walt two dou- 
ble Scotches." 

He knew he shouldn't be drink- 
ing double shots, but, hell, this was 
an occasion, .besides, blondes talk 
easier with a few under their belts. 
Walt brought the drinks. .Mr. Her- 
pie saluted the blonde with narrow- 
ed eyes and a pat on her hand. 
"To an evening." 
The blonde smiled and stared in- 
to Mr. Herple's bulging eyes that 
were becoming slightly red from 
strain and Scotch. They sat and 
drank, each engrossed in his thots, 
the juke box blared. . ."We are poor 
little lambs who have gone astray 
..." Mr. Herple finished his drink 
and set the glass on the bar which 
seemed to be weaving rather 
"Ready, baby?" 
"Anytime." . 
Mr. Herple moved his heavy Doaj 
off the stool and grasped the 
blonde's elbow for politeness ana 
support. The dim lights, the music, 
the blonde, the door... they were 

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At last he reached the bro*m 
stone house. He had just hurrie" 
up the steps when suddenly^ 

sound of ice sliding over n» 
caused him to stop and look UP- 

The police got the story of l . 
accident from a plump, excited 
tie Italian who had been V** s . 
by on the other side of the stre^ 
With many gestures, he told tn 
how the shabbily dressed man . 
hurried up the steps to the bro d 
stone house. Just as he had rea ^ sft . 
the top, a mass of ice came cr 
ing down from the roof over n 
By the time help had reached 
he was dead; he must have dieo 
stantly. o0 l, : 
Above, along the edge of trie ^ 
the ramaining icicles hung m ^ 
tastic patterns, like stalactite^ 
an underground cavern. P asse wef e v 
remarked how large they ^ 
hanging up there like lucite sw ^ 
dropping colorless blood ^° eri ti re 
the pavement beneath • TJie ^ pitf 
city had been buried in sn ° ^ c \fi 
now only the slush and ^e .jt 
that sometimes dropped \p 
warning to the street remam ^ 
remind the city of the recent 

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kets to a play for their last even- 
together, but they went instead 
a quiet little cafe which they 
visited on a previous occasion, 
spoke of pleasant irrelevancies, 
a vai n endeavor to avoid the one 
ought that was uppermost in his 
1C 1 . . . tomorrow he was leaving 
foreign service; would he ever 
her again? He struggled with a 
r-allel thought, a question that 
had difficulty in putting into 
-rds. Did he dare to ask her? 
I she understand? The third 
lk gave him the needed cour- 
e and he blurted, "Helen . . . 
ould you care to — will you go 
a hotel with me tonight?" The 
;htened blue eyes looked at him 
an interminable moment, then 
e answfered,. "All right, Ed, if 
at's the way you want it." 

Huddled behind a stone wall, just 
off the beaches of Salerno, some 
months later, Ed read the con- 
lation to his fears. Her letter 
stated that she was going to take a 
six-month leave of absence from 
her job and return to her home in 
Detroit. "Everything is going to be 
all right, Ed, so don't worry." He 
had saved her from one hurt, only 
to give her another. Her succeeding 
letters were suffused with hope and 
a rather strange anticipation . . . 
ever a suspicion of remorse, never 
hint of reproach. She said she 
was going to name him Edward; it 
had to be a boy. 

The baby was a boy, as she had 
known it would, but he lived only 
twelve hours. Ed writhed in the 
agony of self-condemnation. What 
had he done to this woman? Dis- 
grace, pain, sorrow, almost the en- 
tire catalogue of human misery he 
had bestowed upon her in the guise 
of his love. He prayed that he could 
come through the war in one piece; 
prayed that he might be permitted 
to return to her to prove that he 
hadn't intended to hurt her as she 
had been hurt. He vowed that he 
would spend the rest of his life ex- 
piating for her past year of unhap- 
Piness. Fate relented, however, and 
with the coming of peace, he was 
Permitted to return to his own 
country again. A few years older, a 
bit more cynical, perhaps, but still 
essentially the same man who had 
Sone off to war four years ago. 

Now, he thought, this is it. This 
Was the day he had waited for, ana 
his not-yet-discarded military 
stride consumed the short distance 
between The Corner Tavern and 
016 railroad station. He stopped 
^ddenly under a street light, 
"ought from his pocket a folded 
ele gram, and re-read for the twen- 
eth time that marvelous message. 



prospect of being late for 

an d Ed 

a meeting was unthinkable, 

insured against fthis by 

ho ° hing the station a full half- 
^ r bef ore the train was scheduled 
^ arrive. Once inside the terminal, 
t ra ascert ained on which track her 
hiito* Would arrive, then posted 

*ftf S >f f at a point of van tage, from 
tr S M he cou ld observe both the 
ack u„i 

th ef and the lar S e clock on 
& v Wal1 ' Each moment hung on 
Hie as e a leaden weight as he 

Nt s Ured the P assa S e of time in 
?q of ci Sarettes. Fifteen minutes 
W 0ll j ' , trii s was maddening. What 
h egr he sa y to her? How should 

^feeh* her? A11 of the pretty little 
Se'ej^ es ne had memorized now 

*ay oni insipid ' and he resolved to 
^ that which rushed from 

the heart. Five minutes of eternity. 
Wait, a train was coming into the 
station; perhaps her train was 
early. No, wrong track. Damn, there 
goes the last cigarette. Well, sever- 
al minutes left; still time enough 
to dash over to the newstand. That 
helped . . . another minute and 
she would be here. His hand was 
shaking so badly now that he could 
barely light his cigarette. Nine- 
sixteen! The train was late. Hell, 
he might have known this would 
happen. Ed's glance back to the 
track gate was interrupted by a 
young woman leading a child by 
the hand. They stopped several feet 
in front of him, barely noticing his 
presence. The child's attention was 
directed to the tracks while the 
woman seemed more concerned 
with the clock on the wall. The 
clock now stood at nine twenty- 
three. Probably waiting for the 
same train as I am, Ed thought, 
and watching the pair, he reflected 
that the child must be about three 
years old. Their boy would be just 
about that size ... if he had lived. 
The sight of the child gave him a 
new sense of frustration: this other 
parent's love made him aware of 
the unfulfillment of his own life, 
and he wondered if Helen felt this 
aching void, too. Nine forty-five! 
Did he dare leave and check with 
the information desk? By God, he 
would! Surely she would under- 
stand if she arrived while he was 

"Has the nine-fifteen from De- 
troit been delayed?" he asked with 
forced casualness. The clerk gave 
an annoyed, negative shake of the 
head. "Haven't heard anything 
about it." Ed tossed a perfunctory 
"thanks" over his shoulder as he 
hurried away from the booth. Back 
at the track level again, Ed noticed 
that there were a few more people 
waiting at the train gate now. A 
portly gentleman, dressed in the 
conventional double-breasted, gray 
business suit, with a thick leather 
briefcase under one arm, was pac- 
ing back and forth in front of the 
gate, mumbling to himself. As his 
irritated strides carried him near 
Ed, snatches of his monologue be- 
came audible. "Damn service 
last time I'll ever depend on the 
railroads." The man's impatience 
communicated itself to the child 
who began to sob and whine. 
"Mommy, I'm sleepy. Take me 
home, mommy." Ten o'clock! Well, 
he would wait another fifteen min- 
utes, then check with that clerk 
again. If the first half-hour of 
waiting had been painful, the last 
forty-five minutes had been sheer 

Two men, garbed in the standard 
blue uniform of railroad conduct- 
ors, hurried by him. "She left the 
track on the other side of Altoona," 
the one man was saying to the 
other; then they were out of hear- 
ing distance. Ed took the stairs to 
the main floor three at a time, 
heedless of the surprised looks of 
those around him. "Has . . . any- 
thing happened to the nine-fifteen 
from Detroit," he gasped to the in- 
formation clerk. This time the 
clerk was a little more sympathetic. 
"There has been an accident, but 
we haven't been able to get any 
details on it as yet. Why don't you 
sit down over there? I'll let you 
know just as soon as something 
comes in on the teletype." 

Ed wandered disconsolately over 
to the nearest bench and collapsed, 
rather than sat down. He could not 
think ... did not dare to think. 
God, nothing could happen now; 
not when everything was workia? 
out for them. He dropped his head 

between his hands, squeezing his 
temples as if to drive out the horri- 
ble possibilities that were tearing 
at his sanity. His apprehensive 
stupor was penetrated by the voice 
of the information clerk: "Mister, 
we have a list of ... we have some 
information on that wreck now." 
Ed jumped to his feet, covered the 
distance between the clerk and 
himself in two long strides, and 
took the paper that was offered 

Anderson, passenger! The words 
rushed out at him phantasmagori- 
cally, cutting and burning their 
way into his unbelieving mind. No, 
God, no! This couldn't happen. 
Someone had tied a cord around his 
stomach and was twisting it tighter 
and tighter. He wanted to vomit 
. . . felt dizzy. People were staring 
.... he had to get out of here. 

He plunged out into the cold air 
and falling snow without noticing 
either. It was impossible to pick 
out a distinct thread of thought 
now. Images, words, plans, all were 
swimming in his stream-of-consci- 
ousness, one submerging the other 
He walked automatically, not know- 
ing, not caring where he went. "Al\ 
right, Ed, if that's the way you 
want it." "Everything is going to 
be all right, Ed, so don't worry." 
EN." Ed ground his teeth together, 
as if to grind all of this from his 
mind. They never had had their 
chance at happiness ... he never 
had his chance at atonement. All 
that he had dreamed of doing for 
her, everything he had planned to 
buy her had died with her in that 
crumpled mass of wreckage . . . 
twelve miles west of Altoona. Why 
couldn't he have been on that train 
with her? Nothing made sense any- 
more, least of all, this senseless 
walking. He walked because he had 
to walk; what did it matter if he 
was retracing steps he had taken 
less than two hours ago. What did 
anything matter now? There was 
something wrong with life when it 
gave a girl like her such a rotten 
beating. Somewhere in the distance 
he heard the agonizing shriek of 
brakes, and he reached instinctively 
for a green-coated figure. There 
was a terrible jolt, and he felt him- 
self thrown violently from his feet. 

Through the fuzzy veil of pain he 
could see a neon sign blinking its 
blood ishot eye at him. He just 
succeeded in reading the quavering 
letters when the sign began to re- 
volve. The Corner Tavern. Faster 
and faster, the red line became a 
dot, the dot fading gradually, faint- 
er and fainter, then, a soft, all- 
pervasive darkness. 

The horthside of the Cyprus 

A Thought 


"I think that I shall never see, da 
dah do dah da dah dah dee." Well, 
why should a poem be as lovely as a 
tree? Strictly speaking, a tree can 
be alive, but a poem Is always dead. 
A tree is made of living stuff called 
protoplasm, while a poem is made 

of ? (the terms vary with 

the critic.) 


Oh, God ! must I confide my fears 
in this ghastly atmosphere. That 
full moon as it slides from cloud to 
cloud arouses more fears in my 
mind. But this place should have 
proved more restful. This old 
Southern mansion should have 
been peaceful. But I can't bear this 
strange atmosphere which seems to 
be continually closing in on us and 
will finally wipe us out entirely. 
Perhaps it's the steamy vapors of 
the stagnant stream which has 
made the house almost unbearable 
in which to live that causes my un- 
easiness. Or could it be the many 
thicknesses of Spanish moss hang- 
ing from trees all around the man- 
sion? How odd! I didn't notice that 
there is none of that moss in the 
immediate surroundings of the 
mansion. It must have disappeared 
in the long life of the mansion just 
like its paint has disappeared, for 
its white paint has been beaten off 
by the many years of the moist and 
hot weather of this bayou region. 
That eerie moon is unnerving me 
more and more. But I can't go in- 
side to my husband. His moods are 
worse than the atmosphere of this 
place. Why hasn't our marriage and 
the realization of our unborn child 
changed him? His moods have not 
changed, and now his attitude to- 
ward me this past hour has fright- 
ened me. I'm scared. Now I wish 
that I had never been talked into 
coming to this dreadful place. I 
wish that we could have stayed in 
town. But this was our honeymoon, 
and it had been delayed for two 

I wanted to have a good time and 
some fun. And what do I have! 
The trip in that flatboat down that 
stinky stream wasn't half as bad as 
when we first saw this place last 
night in the moonlight. I only 
stayed because my husband was so 
irritable. It is too bad that he has 
to act that way occasionally. But 
what has been wrong with our 
marriage. I thought that it would 
be all for the good. I couldn't help 
but feel that his strange actions 
would gradually clear up. Even up 
North at the orphanage he seemed 
to be less moody. But since our 
marriage his temperament has at 
times become so. bad that last night 
the way he treated the old house- 
keeper here at the mansion was al- 
most unbearable. The housekeeper! 
Now I know what fascinated me so 
much about her last night there 
in the moonlight. It was the lhte- 
ness of her to my husband. Both 
of them have an odd, sallow com- 
plexion, a high, distinct forehead, 
and those unusually piercing eyes. 
It is odd that two people from dif- 
ferent parts of the country should 
resemble each other so much as 
those two do. I even noticed a re- 
semblance this afternoon while we 
were talking. I had meant to tell 
her of the bad lighting on the cir- 
cular stairs, but her story interest- 
ed me more. It was so fascinating. 
I don't know why I should have 
been so fascinated, except that my 
life could turn out like hers. The 
death of her husband was tragic. 
She had such a struggle to rear and 
make a success of- her little girl. It 
must have been very hard for her 
to see her be married and then 
move North. North, how strange! 
I wonder in what part of the North 
she lived. She wept when she told 
me that her daughter died when 
she gave birth to a baby boy. The 
way the housekeeper explained it 
to me it seems as though her fam- 
ily has been living here in this 
mansion since it was built. She said 
that now the tradition was broken 
and the mansion would fall into 

decay. Although she had sent a lit- 
tle gold metal anchor up North, she 
had never heard from her grandson 
or her son-in-law. A little gold 
metal anchor ! That sounded so fa- 
miliar when she mentioned it this 
afternoon. Yes! I know, My hus- 
band's good luck charm is a gold 
metal anchor. The gold metal an- 
chor! The orphanage up North! 
Could it be true? I must tell the 
housekeeper and my husband what 
I think. Everything fits together 
like a jig-saw puzzle. It's so plaus- 
ible, but could it be possible? And 
my husband's moods. The full 
moon! That hereditary strain she 
told me that runs through the fam- 
ily. It has caused murder! I must 
hurry to them. Anything may hap- 
pen. "Oh dear! I do wish now that 
we had stayed in town instead of 
coming out here. Perhaps they're 
in the parlor, but no, all of the 
first floor is dark. Might they be 
in the drawing room on the second 
floor? Tonight is full moon and 
anything may happen. Even mur- 
der! I must take it slower on these 
steps — the light is very poor. I hope 
I'm not too late. They must be in 
the drawing room, for there's a 
light in there. I'll go in slowly and 
break the news to them gradually. 
I won't alarm them or upset them. 
I'll try to Oh! The housekeep- 
er's dead! Strangled! His grand- 
mother! What can I do? He looks 
to be crazy. He's staring towards 
me. I must get out of this room. 
Must be careful of these steps. 
Can't hurry. Where is the top step? 
I can't find it. I—! Oh—! Oh—! 
I can't move. I'm paralyzed! My 
child! My husband! God, take all 
and be satisfied ! 


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all here, but, God, make them 
stand still! (Glasses, if I only had 
my glasses...) 

"Mr. Herple, the steps!... Mr. 

But. Mr. Herple 's short, fat frame 
was already in a heap at the bot- 
tom of the steps that lead to the 
bar... blood poured from around 
the plate that had severed his lip. 
The blonde kneeled over his still 

"The dirty drunk!" 

Laughter arose from the crowd 
. . . the old drunk . . . Mr. Herple 
opened his eyes and laboriously 
raised himself to an unstable up- 
right position. 

"Baby ... where are you?" 

"Don't baby me! I've never been 
so embarrassed in my life." 

The blonde gathered her phony 
foxes about her and stalked out in- 
to the street. Mr. Herple stood 
alone, his tie twisted, his mouth 
bloody, his trousers torn. 

"My glasses!" 

He reached in his pocket and ex- 
tracted a mass of twisted gold and 
broken glass, a piece cut his hand, 
he winced. The spectators snicker- 
ed, then laughed, then roared — 
what a sight! 

"The old drunk!" 

Mr. Herple turned toward the 
door and began to feel his way 
along- the wall. This dizziness! A 
foot reached out, Mr. Herple stum- 
bled, but caught himself .. .what a 

"The drunk. . .watch him, Mae." 

The door, he made it . . . the night 
air brushed his face with its cool 


Mr. Herple fumbled for the door 
. . . pulled himself wearily onto the 
seat, gave the address and sank 
back in exhaustion. (What a laugh, 

(Concluded on Page 6) 



Pigtails Away 

(Continued from Page 3) 
they were saying then must have 
been awfully funny because Sarah 
Lee just spilled over with laughter. 

Now that she was closer to Sarah 
Lee, Susan saw that Sarah had 
probably given her mother the bet- 
ter argument, or the most sighs, 
because she had blossomed out in 
the just-slightly-off-the-shoulder 
dream which Susan wanted. 

It was a whirl of an evening, and 
this was the second time Lewis had 
danced with Susan. The melody 
was dreamy. He let her lean back 
a bit and looked down at her shiny 
chestnut brown hair and soft gray 
eyes, but he hadn't much of a 
chance to look again, for just then 
Tina appeared on the balcony. She 
pretended not to notice them, and 
then as she turned in their direc- 
tion, she said as if surprised to see 
someone out there — "Oh, hello, I 
didn't know where you had gotten 
to, Susan." 

. "Heavens, why must she speak to 
me as if I were a child," thought 
Susan. "So she has been keeping 
track of me, or is it Lewis she's 
been watching and just using me 
for an excuse?" 

Then Tina said, "I'd just been 
dancing with Michael Cullins, but 
he had to leave abruptly. He's go- 
in to med. school, you know. It 
seems that someone fainted over 
there by the door a while ago, 
nothing serious, of course, but you 
know these young doctors like to 
be in on that sort of thing."' 

Jus-t then the orchestra gave out 
with the pulsebeat of a tango, and 
Tina, being unable to stand still 
when she heard the rhythm, said, 
"Umm — smooth, isn't it? Do you 
tango, Lewis?" 

"Well, I sort of caught on to it 
when I was stationed down in Cuba 
last summer." 

Then Tina said, "Doesn't my 
brother-in-law look deserted"~over 
there by the wall? Susan, why don't 
you give your daddy a break and 
dance with him?" With that she 
and Lewis glided in through the 
archway to do the tango. 

Susan, after vowing to hate Tina 
for the rest of her days, choked 
back her pride and a few sobs and 
practically ran over to her father — 
only to find that Daddy didn't tan- 

"Well, she's done it — ruined my 
whole evening, and with that 
charm of hers she'll undoubtedly 
.wangle a date with Lewis." Susan 
could hardly wait to get home now 
that everything had gone wrong. 
It wasn't that she minded so much 
having Tina take over Lewis for 
that one dance — but he seemed to 
be enjoying it so much. 

Just then she felt a light touch 
on her shoulder and, "I've been 
hunting you all over the place — 
how about finishing this one?" 

It was Johnnie — thank goodness 
he'd come to the rescue — and Su- 
san felt then that love toward any 
man which a woman feels when he 
relieves her from the strain of the 
side-lines. She felt so much more 
happy about it because, well — he'd 
been paying lots of attention to 
Sarah Lee tonight — but then, what 
fellow didn't? 

Johnnie didn't do bad with the 
tango, but — it didn't seem as 
smooth as Lewis and Tina appear- 
ed. As soon as Susan lost sight of 
them she would, searching over 
Johnnie's shoulder, nervously try 
to find them again. They were near 
the far end of the floor when the 
dance ended, and Sarah Lee (bold- 
ly, Susan thought) called Johnnie 
away — which was bad manners in 
the first place, thought Susan, — to 
whisper something in his ear. He 
had danced with her too much to 

exactly elate Susan. Then to double 
her agony, a glance toward the 
archway had caught Tina and Lew- 
is headed for the balcony. 

Susan felt then, the way any wo- 
man, no matter how patient and 
fair she's ever wanted to be, that 
if she had been born 'with cat fur 
it would now be standing on end. 

Finally the guests became fewer 
and in a short time the hat check- 
girl had only a few wraps to return. 
Susan, without speaking to anyone, 
ran out to hunt their station wa- 
gon. She zig-zagged around the 
parked cars and finally found it. 
She knew she'd been terribly rude 
not saying goodbye and thanking 
Lewis and his parents for the love- 
ly evening, but she couldn't — not 
the way she felt now. Just Tina 
taking over Lewis wouldn't have 
been as bad, but— there was John- 
nie and — and Sarah Lee. She rest- 
ed her head on the back of the car 
seat and almost hoped for a river 
nearby where she could end the 
whole sad thing. She didn't talk 
much on the way home and slept 
as well as one could that night with 
a splintered heart. 

The next morning she was awak- 
ened by the usual morning noises 
outside her window. There were the 
butcher and baker bells and the 
dog up at the corner barking his 
head off. As she opened her eyes 
she couldn't help but see, tacked 
alongside her dressing table mir- 
ror, the clipping of this past win- 
ter's basketball team with Johnnie 
standing in the middle of the front 
row, holding the basketball which 
was autographed after the breath- 
taking game with their hottest riv- 
al, Bloomsdale High. Johnnie was 
smiling his. nice broad smile and 
seemed to be looking right at her. 
She had gone for him in a big way 
before she contracted "Lewis-on- 
the-brain," as he called it. She de- 
cided that healthy was the way to 
describe him— he had that All Am- 
erican look. Now she hoped that he 
hadn't gotten "Susan-Lee-on-the" 
—Oh, but why think about that? 

Someone tapped on her bedroom 
door and said, "May I come in?" 

"Um — Hm," Susan said sleepily. 
Tina came in and sat on the bed 
beside her. She wore a lovely blue 
housecoat, which she let Susan bor- 
row sometimes, and her hair hung 
softly about her shoulders. "Come 
on, sleepy head, aren't you leaving 
the bunk today? I made you some 
orange juice when I fixed mine." 

"Thanks," Susan said in a tone 
which sounded a bit too overdone 
with friendliness, "I just can't let 
her guess how I feel about Lewis. 
I sort of hate her for the way she 
operated last night, but I won't 
dare let her know," she thought. 

"Do you know you made quite a 
hit with the navy last night?" 
"What do you mean?" 
"Well, after Lewis and I had left 
you to finish that tango (by the 
way, dear, I hope I didn't seem too 
rude, rushing away like that, but I 
just can't bear to stand still when 
that rhythm begins) he said what 
a peach of a kid he thinks you are 
and then he said how he wishes 
high school girls would have been 
as easy on the optic nerve when he 
went to Harrison High, way back 
then, and he laughed just as if he 
felt like a rickety old man saying 
that — as though it's been years and 
years ago." 

"That was nice, saying that about 
me, I mean, wasn't it?" Susan said 

"Um — Mm," Tina hummed and 
seemed already to have her mind 
on something else. "I'd better dress 
in a hurry. I want to catch that 
next bus into town. Want to do 
some shopping. I'm seeing Michael 
Cullins tonight at eight. He prac- 
tically got down on his knees apol- 

ogizing for rushing away when that 
poor woman fainted. So long, kid- 
do — be seeing you." She had just 
about closed the door when Susan 
sat up in bed and in a too anxious 
voice said, "But I thought surely 
you had a date with Lewis, espe- 
cially when you didn't drive home 
with us last night." 

"No, dear," she said laughingly, 
"it seems some lucky girl he'd 
known in college is wearing his 
sparkler on her third finger, left 
hand. Got to rush now — I'll tell you 
the details later." 

Later was at dinner that evening. 
Susan had heard of appetites being 
affected by disappointments, but it 
never happened to her — that is, it 
hadn't, before this. She took mea- 
ger portions of everything and 
Daddy said something about her 
not eating as much as usual. Moth- 
er seemed to be in an exceptionally 
good mood and said some really 
funny things she'd remembered 
from bridge club, but Susan could 
not manage any laughter. Every- 
thing went normally until it was 
time for the dessert, when 'Tina 
came rushing in from her trip to 
town. After taking a luscious-look- 
ing dress from its box to prevent 
further wrinkling, she asked to be 
excused for being late, sat down at 
the table, and hurriedly said some- 
thing about pressing the dress- 
Michael had said, "eight sharp." 

"He's such a darling about my 
being late most of the time, so I 
guess he won't mind waiting ten 
extra minutes tonight," Tina said. 

They were all darlings when Tina 
spoke of them, and no doubt they 
really were when they dated her. 
She was always gay and fun. 

Her attitude at this moment 
seemed to suggest a phrase to Su- 
san which Tina had often flippant- 
ly used when another of her ad- 
mirers had gone away to school or 
began dating another girl— "As 
Grandma always told me." "There 
are other pebbles on the beach." 
Susan could almost see the phrase 
printed on Tina's thoughts now. 
"How could she be thinking any- 
thing else, sititing there hurrying 
through her meal so she can press 
that new dress, obviously chosen 
for Michael's approval," thought 

Mother had made tapioca pud- 
ding topped with whipped cream 
and nuts for dessert. Ordinarily 
Susan ate gobs of it, but now she 
got about half way, and gave the 
rest to Taffy, the cocker spaniel. 

Daddy retired to the living room 
with the evening paper, Tina went 
upstairs to freshen up for her date 
and Susan and Mother did the 

At " . . . . eight sharp" the door- 
bell rang. Susan threw her maga- 
zine on the floor, disentangled her 
legs, chased Taffy who'd been snug- 
gled and sleeping on her lap off the 
easy chair and called for Tina. It 
was Michael, and after Tina had 
glided down the stairs, been dubbed 

" you lovely creature" by "the 

other pebble," and kissed Susan 
goodnight quickly on the cheek, 
they left, laughing and slamming 
the door — and with that a door 
closed inside of Susan, too — an in- 
visible door, but, just the same, it 
was there — a door which seemed to 
have something to do with — with 

Susan couldn't understand it 
then, that was two years ago; but 
now she understood, as she found 
herself lying once more on the ver- 
anda, snuggled warmly between the 
Indian blankets and smelling that 
same sweet honeysuckle which 
bloomed when the organdie dress 
was new, that it was just one of 
the many doors which close along 
the way of growing up — doors that 
close on ragdolls and roller skates 

— then pigtails and marble games 
forever — and now, on her first real 
love. Older people, especially par- 
ents, smiling, call it puppy love, 
but it was real; and its realness 

Susan thought back once more to 
when she was sixteen. Tina and 
Michael had just gone and she was 
feeling a little lonely now and won- 
dering about the girl who was 
wearing Lewis' diamond — what she 
was like — and Susan knew then if 
she wanted to be entirely honest 
with herself, she wanted them to be 
very happy, because there was no 
room for jealousy inside of her that 
day when she found that Lewis be- 
longed to someone else. The news 
of Lewis' engagement had seemed 
to end a part of her life — but what 
had seemed an end was only the 
beginning of being sure of what re- 
ally counted and mattered in love. 
Lewis stood for all of the decency 
and wholesomeness, seriousness — 
and yes 7 a dash of roguishness and 
good looks (that always helps) 
which she would find in someone — 
some day. She had built up a beau- 
tiful set of ideals which she would 
want to share some day — and those 
things would never pass behind 
closed doors. But now there was 
that empty feeling inside because 
there wasn't Lewis any more. She 
put Taffy in her pen and went to 
bed early that night. 

The next morning she heard the 
mailman drive away. She doubted 
whether there was any mail for 
her, but she flung her legs over the 
side of the bed, slid her feet into 
her fuzzy, pink mules and went 
down to look at. the mail. There 
were business letters and bills for 
Daddy, a letter from Aunt Sue out 
in California for Mother and a post 
card for her. It was post-marked 
Syracuse, New York. She couldn't 
imagine who would be sending her 
a card from there. She looked at 
the front and saw that it was from 
Johnnie. Yes, she remembered now. 
Harrison High's baseball team went 
there to play the championship 
play-off game. It was an interstate 
game in the high school league, 
and the whole town was talking 
about it. It surely would put them 
on the map if they won. Johnnie 
played a mean third base. She 
looked above the signature and 
read — 
Hi Susan: 

The big game comes off today. 
Cross your fingers and pray — we'll 
heed it and. . . . 

Listen, kid, if that Lewis still isn't 
on your pretty brain. 

(I thought of asking you while 
comin' up on this doggone train.) 
If you aren't already going with 
some other Dick or Tom, how about 
goin' with me to the Spring Prom? 
See you soon, 

"Good heavens. Poetry coming 
from Johnnie," she thought, and 
smiled a smile like people do when 
they've had a pleasant shock. She 
went up to her room and there be- 
side her mirror was Johnnie and 
the team, looking as All American 
as ever, smiling that broad, friend- 
ly — faithful smile. The. poetry was 
crude, but then, he was trying. She 
kept looking at the picture and said 
very softly, "Sure I'll go with you, 
Johnnie, and we'll have a wonder- 
ful, wonderful time." She found 
herself opening the top drawer and 
looking for his ring. It was nice 
having him around! 



The Sun is high, 
The clouds drifting: 

But I should not glance 

I should ignore this glori 

"Tis not the time for 

Sadness has darkened 


joy to 


The clouds are by, 

Nature's sifting: 

I have been released of loy e 
Like a thunderbolt from above 
I shall keep this sorrow long' 
I am hurt by this great wrong' 

Stars in the sky, 

My soul lifting: 

She gave me not a single sign 
I still thought her love was 

But in the shadows of the 

She fled into the darkness but 

of sight. 

Freshman "Lab" 


I look into my microscope, 
And wonder what I see. 
I turn the knobs, I move the slide, 

I even twist the mirror. 
The "prof" comes over, clears his 
• throat, 
And sternly looks at me. 
"Now, now, my lad this looks like 

Just what do you have here?" 

My mind goes blank, my throat 

The future she looks black. 
And then a bolt strikes from the 


And bops me on the bean. 
I read the label, give reply; 

At least I've got the knack. 
It's not what you see, the label's 
the key, 

For things you haven't seen. 

Ruban Bleu 

(Continued from Page 4) 
pink, but it all amounted to about 
the same thing anyway. Partly m 
self-defense and partly from sheer 
stubbornness Janie had scoured 
magazines for pictures of horses 
which she posted defiantly on her 
wall, pressing in each tack with a 
vehemence that made her thud" 

Came weekends and Janie wenj 
home to her equine friends. 1 * 
when she returned she was bub- 
bling over with enthusiasm to^ 
what she had been doing. As 

The Lighthouse 

(Continued from Page 1) 

drawing out the hidden resources 
of mind and soul, and true genuis 
could expand much more fully with 
hand clasped in God's, and the oth 
er on the head of humanity. 

passed, however, she became 


cent and appeared reluctant to & 
vulge any of her activities. L uCl 
soon learned to stop asking- ' 
therefore, came as a total shoe s 
the latter when one day JaI \ 
turned away from her desk ^ e 
she had been sitting pensively 
ing the end of her pen, and he 
tantly inquired. "Say — ah — J\ 
don't happen to have an eX . 
piece of that blue ribbon arou 11 ' 
do you?" 


(Continued from Page 5) 
the drunk... "We are poor 
lambs.. .") 

"Mister, you want out or-;, 
cha? 'At's fifty cents." 

Mr. Herple reached for his „ 
let, the side pocket, the JjJ*^ 
back, he weaved and hes i ^ 
blood still pouring from his 
eyes, swollen and red; sweat . 
out on his fat, bald brow. ^lt, 

"The blonde. . . that bitch! * 
bud, I'll get it from my wife- j 




Layout by Jim Greaa 



Football "He-Men" Of Valley 
Defeat Girls 9 Hockey Team 2*1 

"Sudden Death" Period Finally Decides 
Tilt As Bill Keeler Scores Winning Goal 


On Saturday, December 6, the 
hockey field was the scene of a 
hockey duel between the football 
team and the hockey team. This 
mighty battle may be referred to 
as a battle between the stronger 
and weaker sex, although until the 
last second of the game the ques- 
tion as to who was the weaker sex 
remained unanswered. Never before 
in the annals of the history of Leb- 
anon Valley College has such a 
classic event taken place, and this 
may be the start of a new tradition 
on our fair campus. 

The game opened with the 
Dutchmen having twelve men on 
the field. This mistake was prompt- 
ly corrected, and again the opening 
whistle was sounded. The opening 
bully between George Roman, star 
center forward for the guys, and 
Jan Weaver resulted in Jan's hit- 
ting the ball into the Dutchmen 
defense. A loud bang was heard 
above the din as the* ball was sent 
whizzing down the field with both 
teams in hot pursuit of it. Gainor 
saved the ball from the goal, and 
the lassies gained possession of it. 
This resulted in a muddle at mid- 
field. At this point in the game the 
spectators wondered whether they 
were witnessing a polo game or a 
hockey game, but since there 
weren't any ponies on the field, 
they favored the latter ^ decision. 
Fischer, speedy wing for the foot- 
ball team, managed to stick his 
hockey club in front of the ball at 
the proper moment, and took the 
ball down the field to score the 
first goal of the game. Referee 
Sponaugle termed this goal as il- 
legal because of a foul committed 
by Fischer. The girls got a free hit 
and took the ball down the field to 
the Dutchmen's twenty-five yard 
line, where they were met by a 
deluge of flying hockey sticks. Here 
the men regained possession of the 
ball, and Shorty Fields, supposedly 
playing one of the inner positions, 
took the ball down the field and 
scored the first legal goal of the 
game with a beautiful one-handed 
drive. The score at half-time was 
1 to 0, favor the football team. 

After the referee regained her 
wind, for it takes a great amount 
of wind to blow the whistle as much 
as she had to, the second period 
started with a "bang." Weaver 
again got the opening bully, and 
the girls took the ball up the field 
and penetrated the striking circle 
of the football team. They made 
several hard rushes at the goal, but 
they weren't quite hard enough, for 
the fellows had the ball once again. 
Another goal was scored by the fel- 
lows, but this too was illegal — those 
fellows just couldn't stop kicking 
that ball. This time the lassies 
really meant business when they 
took the ball up the field and 
rushed the opponents goal, Jan 
Weaver scoring the goal for the 

Dutchgirls. The men, fearing that 
their ego would be deflated if they 
were beaten by the fair sex, got the 
bully at the fifty yard line and 
rushed it madly down the field. It 
was at this crucial moment in the 
game when the first and only cas- 
ualty of the game occurred. Walt 
Gage either fell over some-one's 
stick or his own feet and injured 
his knee. A substitute was sent in, 
and the game was resumed. This 
casualty seemed to put more push 
into the Dutchmen, for in one mad 
rush at the goal, the ball, along 
with about five players from both 
Learns, rolled into the cage. How- 
ever, according to the referee, 
Fischer had kicked the ball, and 
the goal did not count. With a 
mighty blast of the whistles, the 
game ended in a tie of 1-1. 

The fellows, horrified that the 
girls were on an equal basis witn 
them, demanded an extra period of 
play. It was decided that an extra 
period of not more than "ten min- 
utes, with "sudden death'' would be 
played. The bully was taken at the 
center by Jan, and the lassies dart- 
ed down the field to what looked 
like the end of the game; but the 
Dutchmen, determined not to be 
bettered by any females, charged 
back with clubs swinging high in 
the air. They -managed to keep the 
play between the girls' twenty-five 
and fifty-yard lines. With about 
two minutes left in the period, the 
Dutchmen charged the opponent's 
goal, and Bill Keeler slammed in 
the final goal of the game. The 
battle ended with the male ego fly- 
ing high — after all, they did beat 
the girls' hockey team by a score 
of 2 to 1, even if they did have to 
play an extra period. 

By the way, fellows, it was agreed 
that in the event that you should 
win the game, you would treat the 
hockey team to ice cream. We're 

Players on the girls' hockey team 
were: Ella Shultz, Ruthie Kramer, 
Jan Weaver, Helen MacFarland, 
Betty Slifer, Lois Shetler, Butch 
Bell, Sue Williams, Ed Withers, Dor- 
is Thomas, and Erma Gainor. 

Players on the football team 
were: George Roman, Walt Gage, 
Shorty Fields, Bill Keeler. Bob 
Fischer, Joe Yeakle, Bob Miller, 
Hermie Siegel, George Stone, Bob 
Bowman, Pete Ruelwich, Pete Bar- 
cia, D. Vechesky, and Bob Eigen- 

Bull Path 

(Continued from Page 4) 

but make sure the windows are 
open — glass is expensive these days. 

This one is from Dick Pye: "It is 
the condition of the combination 
football field and band drilling area 
between North Hall and the Men's 
Dorm that pains me most. Anyone 
knows that these activities require 
a large level plot, the authorities 
refuse to spend a little money to 
have the area bulldozed into shape. 
Gently rolling and grassy in spots, 
as it is now, people might think it 
is just a part of a campus lawn. 
How ashamed I am when I must 
tell my visiting friends, "No, this is 
the field we use for intra-mural 
sports .... One dark night I was go- 
ing to take a hack-saw and cut a 
couple of inches from the nozzle of 
the drinking fountain in the Ad 

Building, but Dr. Grimm caught me 
and said he tried it once, too, but 
it profiteth him nothing. I'm still 

Let's see if we can't find a day 
student with a sad story. There's 
Jay Flocken, with a load of books 
and miscellania in his arms. This 
is as bad as asking someone with 
a load of Christmas bundles in his 
arms for a match, but perhaps he 
will stop long enough to give us a 
statement. How about it, Jay? 

"Lebanon Valley has the largest 
enrollment of day students in its 
history this year. This means that, 
as usual, Lebanon Valley is receiv- 
ing a large portion of its income 
from the day students. It is grant- 
ed that the day students' room in 
Washington Hall is a swell place. 
It was sorely needed and is deeply 
appreciated. But one additional fa- 
vor would raise the day students' 
morale (and maybe even their aca- 
demic records) to previously un- 
known heights. It is simply a place 
to hang coats, jackets, and hats, 
and to leave rubbers, boots and 
umbrellas. It is most trying and 
exasperating to have a History 116 
text, a few biology texts, two Ger- 
man or French or Spanish texts, a 
note book, a brief case, an overcoat, 
a scarf, a hat, and an umbrella all 
piled onto one's arms, threading 
one's precarious way through the 
congested hallways and down the 
overcrowded stairways. Admittedly 
the above list is about the maxi- 
mum impedimenta one can ever 
bear, but you can see that profes- 
sor-student relations could be im- 
proved and sweetened if only one 
did not need a porter to carry one's 
clothing to each class. 

One more criticism, this one of 
LA VIE. Perhaps it is not the fault 
of the staff, but could not the cir- 
culation department or some other 
department of the managing board 
distribute the weekly in a more effi- 
cient manner? A bundle or two of 
the weekly reposing on the floor 
under the butletin board in the Ad 
Building adds neither dignity nor 
honor to the official paper of the 
college. The floor is not exactly 
filthy, but it is not the best spot to 
place reading material for distribu- 
tion. You might fight your way 
through the mob gathered about 
the bulletin board, somehow or an- 
other manage to stand on your 
head amidst the maze of legs and 
shoes, and pick out your copy. I 
don't ask for a formally-dressed 
newsboy to hand me a LA VIE as I 
enter the school of learning, smil- 
ing and wishing me a cheery "Good 
morning." But perhaps a rickety, 
old card table is available some- 
where. It could be used as a more 
convenient and fitting place of dis- 
tribution. I'm sure the readers of 
LA VIE will appreciate the sheet 
j ust as much if they do not have to 
break their backs and almost lose 
their tempers to get one. 

Here is a contribution from a 
student who would only like to see 
the fame of Valley increased so 
she would gain her proper place 
amongst the educational institu- 
tions of the land, Dick L. Kaylor: 

"Discard the musty traditions of 
the horse and buggy age and adapt 
a system of unlimited cuts for ev- 
eryone regardless of academic sta- 
tus. It would revolutionize college 
education and at long last put L. V. 
in TIME'S education column. 
Why must the 65-a-monthers be 
inconveienced by attending classes 
regularly? How much better it 
would be if we eliminated this mere 
formality and be able to have the 
entire day to attack our assign- 
ments (after plenty of sleep) with 
the proper vigor expected of us. 
The education - minded veterans 

Football Resume 

(Continued from Page 3) 
iiah that amazed evem the most 
faithful followers. Hardly conceded 
a chance to keep the score at re- 
spectable proportions against an 
opponent that was to all intents 
:nd purposes bowl-bound, Lebanon 
/alley produced a master strategist 
in Quarterback Herb "the Arm" 
Eckenroth. Herb used uncanny 
;'inesse in crumbling the mighty 
icranton forward wall and then he 
threw passes all over the field to 
lead the Dutchmen to victory. Dur- 
ing the 60 minutes filled with elec- 
tricity for the small band of Valley 
rooters, mostly the players them- 
selves, the Dutchmen played a su- 
perior brand of football that will 
be remembered for many a day. 

In the way of statistics, Lebanon 
Valley's record just about speaks 
for itself. Throughout an 8-game 
schedule, the Dutchmen scored 133 
ooints while holding their opposi- 
tion to 100. In the two games the 
Dutchmen lost, they only scored 6 
points, while on the winning side 
they rolled up 127 points. When 
the Valley won the scoring was in 
the double figures, the lowest in 
he Scranton game when it tallied 
13 point/a and the highest total 
coming against Mt. St. Mary's when 
'.he Blue and White registered 35. 

On the whole, the team scoring 
was rather evenly divided. Bob 
Hess and Charley Witman led the 
scorers, each with 24 points. Next 
was Hank DiJohnson with 18, fol- 
lowed by Walt Gage who kicked 13 
extra points. Guy Euston, Marsh 
Gemberling, and Jim Magee each 
tallied 12, while Pete Gamber, Jim 
McWilliams, and Bill Keeler round - 
ed out the scoring with 6 points 
each. However, most of the thun- 
der in the scoring belongs to Hess, 
who scored his four touchdowns 
from distances of 35 to 70 yard^. 

The Valley scoring machine op- 
erated like this. The Dutchmen 
scored 48 points on passes, either 
passes completed in the end zone or 
score. All the scoring passes but 
two were thrown by Eckenroth. 
These two were in the Moravian 
game when Bob Hess and Pete 
Ruelwich did the tossing. Thirty 
points were scored on runs from 
scrimmage, the shortest being a 
blunge from the one yard line and 
the longest an 82 yard run by 
"Lefty" Euston in the Albright 
game. The Kerrmen scored 18 
points on punt returns, all by Hess. 
Bob tallied once in the Moravian 
game on a 70 yard sprint, and twic^ 
against Mt. St. Mary's on returns 
of 50 and 60 yards. Twelve points 
were scored as a result of blocked 
kicks. In the Mt. St. Mary's clash 
Jim McWilliams caught a punt *n 
the end zone that was blocked by 
Bob Fischer. Also Bill Keeler block- 
ed a kick in the Albright game and 
recovered the ball in the end zone 
for 6 points. 

Another 6 points was scored 


also could spend their evenings 
studying, and the rest of us could 
spend them as we saw fit. If such a 
system would be adapted the L. V. 
C. student with his ingenious meth- 
ods of "cribbing" would be able to 
survive the four years with the 
minimum amount of effort and still 
be able to wave a BA. degree in his 
prospective employer's face. 

Yes, as we've always said, if the 
administration would only listen to 
the student body; why not, as one 
of our fellows suggested, convert L. 
V. to a printing plant where one 
could send five bucks and get a di- 
ploma instead of going thru all this 
fuss trying to learn things. 

an intercepted pass. Pete Gamb e 
did the honors this time as he pi c w 
ed off a pass in the St. Mary's «g ait ' 
and went 55 yards for the taiiv 
There were also six points scored 
on an intercepted lateral. Charle 
Witman turned the trick in ^ 
Hofstra game as he broke through 
to grab the ball and gallop 85 yaw. 
down the sideline. The final sco? 
ing was made by Walt Gage, v?ho 
was selected on the third All-state 
team. Walt booted 13 extra points 
8 in succession. Here's his record 
He kicked 3 in the Moravian gam P 
5 against Mt. St. Mary's, 3 against 
Hofstra; his first try was blocked 
Walt then booted 1 out of 5 against 
Albright, missed one in the Juniata 
game, and kicked one out of two 
against Scranton; for a record ci 
13 conversions in 20 attempts. 

Heretofore only the offensive side 
of the '47 Valley team has been 
mentioned, but the defense is in for 
some worthy praise too. The line, 
which rarely receives just credit, 
turned in some mighty fine games 
this year and made possible the 
success of the Valley. Certainly the 
outstanding game the line turned 
in was against Scranton. After the 
Royals had scored on the first play, 
the Dutchmen rose to defensive 
heights and pushed the vaunted 
Scranton line all over the field. 
Each time the Royals threatened 
to get into scoring position, which 
wasn't often, the Dutchmen held 
with vicious certitude, and hurled 
its defensive might right in the 
teeth of the favored foe. One could 
hardly pick one defensive standoui 
from this contest. The same holds 
true for the Albright game. The 
Valley forwards were impregnable. 
Led by captain Paul Mateyak, the 
Dutchmen played havoc with op- 
posing ball carriers in these two 

If one would single out a few ol 
the outstanding points of each 
game, one could hardly omit the 
part played by Don Anglemeyer 
against Moravian. In the late mo- 
ments of the contest with the score 
at 21-20 with the Valley out in 
front, Don broke through the Mor- 
avian line and blocked the try for 
the extra point which could have 
tied the game. Against Franklin 
and Marshall (isn't this some pla# 
to mention that name?) Norm 
Kens made the shift from end to 
center and he turned in a com- 
mendable performance. Bill Keeler 
was a sure standout in the Mt. St 
Mary's, Hofstra, and AlbrigW 
games. Though hampered som e ' 
what by a bad ankle, he was bacfc' 
ing up the line and "shooting ^ 
gap" in Andy's defensive set-uP> 
and all traffic that he had any- 
thing to do with was going one 
—backward. The Valley's two end . 
Charley Witman and Marsh 
berling, are two wingmen hard 
beat. Marsh . was always a tfire ' 
and at times made right end an 
spot on any ball-carrier's W 
goalward. Charley is a terrific P* 
pect as of his showings in '47. 
a Freshman, he made it P 
tough for rival teams. 


As a final tribute to the team ' a t 
would be well to note the 
leadership under which it P ^ 
from Head Coach Andy Kerr to 
sistants "Scoop" Feaser, Dick 
and Team Captain Paul Ma ^ 

The 1947 edition of the 
Dutchmen was one of the ^ 
teams ever to represent the v ^, 
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(Ed. Note.— This is the sad story of LA VIE in the making. Read and weep. This page incidently was suggested by Ted Keller, former LA VIE Editor.) 

Reading Left to Right 
First Row 

1. R. B. (Alias the Hat) posts the assignment sheet, which all staff members promptly ignore. 

2. Pete Ely empties LA VIE'S box of material for the coming issue. 

3. Doris Clements types up material submitted by staff members who haven't typewriters. Mary Carol Salzman labors in the background. 

Second Row „... 

1. Louie Fried sweats out writing the Heads trying to get too much in too little space. 

2. Mel Bowman grabs the shekels and keeps the books. If you don't like the advertising, complain to Mel. 

3. Marty Matter checks the galley proofs from the printers for typographical errors. 

^l. Well well if it isn't R. B. again (Of Does This? Justify This? fame) making like a dummy; I mean, making up the dummy copy for the printer. 

2. Everyone wants in the act. 

3. Bob McCoy makes like" a newsboy as he distributes the results of "the galley slaves many hours of hard labor 

4 What is the final result of this literary effort? A few miffed people who were slammed in the gossip column, and once in a while a Proi. wno aoesnt quite 
see eye to eye with the crusading editorial policy. If you want a back issue of LA VIE, check the nearest gutter. 

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Earlier this fall the six-man 
football teams, killing what little 
grass remained on campus, were 

greatly irritated at the competition Dutchmen came out for the sec0 nd 
of a pint-sized court general and half acting ag if each had gotten 
his horde of sky-scraper courtmen, ' a yerbal transfusion . Le d by Floyd 
playing a wierd mixture of football Becker; whQ made all of Ws shots 

Dutchmen To Meet La Salle 
Tonight At Lebanon High Gym 

Both Teams Will Enter Fray Undefeated 
Explorers Average Six Feet, Two Inches 

Tonight the Flying Dutchmen 
will face the La Salle College Ex- 
plorers in what should prove to be 
one of the two most difficult court 
tests of the season. If records mean 
anything, the men of La Salle will 
provide the Valley-men with their 
standout opposition of the year. 

This is Coach Charley McGlone's 
second year as head coach, and he 
is eager to repeat and better last 
year's performance of 20 victories 
and 6 defeats. La Salle already has 
notched four consecutive victories 
this year, defeating Millersville, 
Loyola of Baltimore, Moravian, 70- 
58, and Arkansas 69-58. That last 
game is especially impressive. 

A glance at the men who com- 
prise the court squad of the Ex- 
plorers, and one has little cause for 
wonder over their most impressive 
record. Seven lettermen have re- 
turned from last year's city cham- 
pion of the Philadelphia aggrega- 
tion. The only important loss was 
Bob Walters, star of last year's 
quintet. However, Coach McGlone 
is counting heavily on Charles 
. "Stew" Tomkins to fill his shoes. 
Tomkins is regarded as an excel- 
lent shot. Lack of height will be 
the greatest handicap to the 
Dutchmen, as the average height 
of the La Salle squad is 6' 2", tall- 
est in La Salle history, whereas the 
Valley only averages 5' 10". The Ex- 
plorers have 5 men who afe 6' 5" 
and only 2 men on the squad of 16 
who are under 6', whereas the Val- 
ley only has four men who are over 
6' from a squad of 11 men. 

Heading the list of returning let- 
termen are "Long" Larry Foust, 6' 
9" centerman and leading point- 
getter last year with 255 points. 
Larry played less than half of each 
game, last year, but added stamina 
this year should boost his total 
much higher; Bob "Ace" McCann, 
a 5' 8" forward and spark-plug of 
the team who amassed a total of 
24 2 points last season; Captain 
Fred Bernhardt, who is best when 
the going is toughest. His effort is 
handicapping the opponents' high 
scorer and breaking up their plays; , 
Earl Steigerwalt, 6' 4" center, and bnde, and they are the proud par- 

ents of nine-months old Catherine 

Danny has had a long, exciting 
sports career. He played basket- 
ball at Industrial High and varsity 
ball on the Blue and White for 
three years. While at L. V., he earn- 
ed the cherished "L" his freshman 
year in baseball and again in his 
sophomore year in basketball. 

A popular figure on campus, he 
was anniversary president of the 
once-powerful Philo, about which 
he has this to say, "I understand 
it is now a defunct organization." 

The little scrapper still bears the 
scars of a 2-1, 17 inning baseball 
triumph over Muhlenberg and rubs 
his hands with glee when he recalls 
the stunning upset over St. Joseph 
on the basketball court when the 

Valley Quintet Wins 
Easily Over E-Town 
As Marquette Stars 

Putting on a blistering last half 
attack that carried them to an easy 
54-35 triumph over Elizabethtown 
last Saturday night on the Leba- 
non High floor, the Flying Dutch- 

Blue and White Quintet Nips 
Juniata Five, 48*41, In Opener 

Last Minute Scoring Surge Brings Home ] 
Bacon As Rinso Marquette Breaks 41-41 Tie * 

Lebanon Valley's Flying Dutch- the end of the first quarter, 
men pried the lid off the 1947-48 Dutchmen were striving to clo s 
basketball season December 10 with 10-6 gap, but couldn't match 
men of Lebanon Valley inaugurated j a stirring last-minute, 48-41 victory scoring of the Indians as Juniata 

over Juniata. Coach Ralph Mease's continued to hold a two point, ^ 
Dutchmen closed with a rush in the 24 lead at the half. The Measemen 
final two minutes to score 9 points were still on the short end of tfo 
and win going away. score at the start of the final qu^. 

In the last two minutes the ter, but then caught fire and racfc. 
Dutchmen who trailed most or the ed up 16 points in the final period 
game turned on the heat like a guy while holding Juniata to 6. 
with the covers off on a cold morn- Star performer for the Dutchmen 
ing to win the thrilling, hard- was the coloredful Valley forward 
fought battle. With the contest Floyd- Becker. Flashy Floyd tallied 
deadlocked at 41 apiece after Floyd 9 field goals to lead the scorers with 
Becker had dropped in a long set, 18 points. Bob Hess and Hank Di- 
and about two minutes to go, Rinso Johnson each collected 9 markers. 

their 1947-48 home season with second win of the season as 
they turned a close first half game 
into a second-half rout. 

Paced by the sterling play of Rin- 
m Marquette, who scored 15 points, 
in addition to an outstanding per- 
formance playing the highly touted 
Frankie Keath, L. V. battled to a 
slim halftime lead of 24-20, and 
then exploded for 19 points in the 
third quarter to run rampant over 
the E-towners. Rinso, the artistic 

play-making Valley guard, led the 
L. V. scoring for the night on 6 field 
goals and 3 free shots for 15 points. 
It was a rough-house game for 

Marquette sent the Valley into the Because of the absence of Marsh 
lead with a lay-up. Hank DiJohn- | Gemberling, Coach Mease was con- 
son then rang up 5 points on two fronted with the problem of shift- 
field goals and a foul shot to close ing his line-up to try and measure 

the first half, and Elizabethtown j the Valley rally and clinch the con- up to the scoring potency which 

nearly matched tne scoring power 
of the Dutchmen and the Valley 
had to be content with a 4-point 
lead at intermission. Just what sort 
of dressing - down the Valleymen 
got from Coach Ralph Mease at the 
half wasn't revealed, but the 

with a basketball 

"Who's this guy?" everyone 
wanted to know. Well, this "GUY"' 
turned out to be the friendly, ami- 
able Danny Seiverling, L. V.'s new 
assistant basketball coach. 

Do not judge Coach Mease's new 
assistant by his size, for Danny, as 
he is respectfully called by the 
men who work under him, has a 
past record indicative of a man 
who has what it takes. 

Danny was born in Ephrata, at- 
tended Hershey Industrial High 
School and entered L. V. C. in 1936, 
graduating with the class of 1940. 
He returned to his scholastic Alma 
Mater to teach for two years before 
entering the Marine Corps in 1942. 
He was commissioned in 1943 and 
in 1944 returned to his first love, 
civvies. At present, he is associated 
with an insurance company in Har- 

In 1943 Danny chose an L. V. 
Conservite, Jane Gruber, for his 

test 48-41. Marsh adds when he is in the 

For the Dutchmen it was a slight game. Bill Brunner and Ray Kline 
uphill battle most of the time, but subbed for Marsh and, although 
the Valley quintet never was far j fellow like Gemberling isn't to be 
enough behind as to give any hint ', uncovered overnight, Brunner and 
to the outcome of the struggle. At Kline filled in capably. 

William Stuart, 6' 5" center, alter- 
nate with Foust; Bill Gallagher and 
Joe "Hank" Greenberg round out 
the lettermen. These latter two 
men are excellent defensive men. 
Gallagher is especially dangerous 
under the basket. An excellent host 
of freshmen players are on hand to 
help out these top seven. The Ex- 
plorers average 178 pounds and 21 

The prospect of Marquette versus 
McCann, Gemberling versus Faust, 
and Bernhardt versus Becker 
should make for a very interesting 
evening of basketball. Both teams 
are undefeated, and neither in- 
tends losing tonight, although one 
of the two is certain to be hunched 
out of the unbeaten class. 

on beautiful sets from the outside, 
the dapper Dutchmen suddenly 
caught the range and pushed the 
count to 43-29 at the close of the 
third period and continued to roll 
throughout the contest to the 54- 
35 triumph. 

The game had generated much 
local interest in the fact that 
Frankie Keath, top collegiate scor- 
er in these parts and one of the 
outstanding shot-makers in the 
state, was matched against Mar- 
quette, who held him to a meager 8 
points last year when Elizabeth- 
town met the Valley in Lebanon. 
This time Frankie managed to ring 
up 16 points, but with 6 of them 
coming via way of the foul line. 
His marksmanship Saturday night 
wasn't on the super side. He sank 
6 out of 9 foul shots, good shoot- 
ing, but only hit the hoop for 5 field 
goals out of 23 shots, which isn't in 
the superlative class. 

Saturday night's triumph was 
principally a team victory, though 
Marquette and Becker did shine a 
little brighter than the rest of the 
squad. Marquette seems to be off 
to a great start this year and he 
can make it tough going for any 
high-scoring'^outfit. Becker, with 
his brilliant shooting and colorful 
floor play is a crowd pleaser from 
the opening whistle. His antics 
bring gleeful shouts from the 
amused fans and he backs up his 
stylish play with great shot-making 
ability. Mease seems to have two 
forwards with about equal ability 
in the brothers Hess — Bob and 
John. Shrimp-sized Bob is mighty 
handy to have around. While not 
in the forward's role of making 
points, he is equally at home in 
guarding an opposing point-getter. 
John has come up from last year's 
yearling squad and has improved 
his play py leaps and bounds. 

Walt Gage Accorded 
All-State Honors As 
Guard On Third Team 

Walt Gage, the Valley's hard- 
fighting right guard, was recently 
honored with the distinction of be- 
ing selected on the third All-Penn- 
sylvania College team. Walt was 
accorded this honor in the Asso- 
ciated Press poll that covers all the 
college teams in the state. We take 
this small space to pay a written 
tribute to Walt, for there isn't a 
fellow on the squad more deserving 
of this honor. 

Gage, who is a sophomore, earn- 
ed every bit of the honor. He is a 
fighter all the way and plays the 
game for all it's worth. Much of 
the Valley's success this '47 season 
was due to his fiery play up front. 

Upon asking Walt what he thot 
of being selected on the team, he 
said in part, "It was really an hon- 
or to be chosen as guard on the 
team, but I feel that there were 
other fellows on the team that de- 
served the honor as much as I." 
This alone shows the kind of fellow 
Walt is. As an individual he is any- 
thing but cockey. It is unlikely that 
he'll suffer a rush of fat to the 
head, a malady often smiting down 
college stars who live in and on the 
sports headlines. 

L. V. is proud of Walt Gage, and 
rightly so. He is earning a name in 
the sports world, and a good name 
indeed. This 5' 10" 180 pounder au- 
gurs more college cheer than prac- 
tically any other individual, and dent body a very Merry Chri 
this cheer is justified in all ways. | and a Happy New Year 

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Be It a Full Course Dinner or Just a Coke 


Green Blotter Club Holds 
Meeting at Dr. Struble's 

Once again the Ink Spots spent 
one of their many enjoyable eve- 
nings at Dr. Struble's home, Wed 
nesday, December 10, where 
turned their literary minds to man- 
uscripts presented by the members 
of the club. 

In addition to criticizing eac$ 
other's manuscripts, Barbara Chris- 
tianson explained the origin and 
significance of the bee's wax can- 
dles used in the Candlelight Service 
of the Moravian Church. This is 
service which is observed annually 
on Christmas Eve. She also gave to 
each member one of the handmad| 

Ronnie Baker also read a letter 
stating the acceptance of one M 
Jeanne Bozarth's poems for tn e 
Anthology of Poetry of Amerii 
Colleges, showing that the 
Spots do have ability to write 

Attend U.N. Meetin 

(Continued from Page l>a 
meeting of the Lancaster Lodge 
43, F. & A. M., on December 12, *p 
the occasion of their 162nd ^ 

Dr. Lynch wishes to take 
opportunity to wish the entire^ 


Valley, with stalwarts like Ray- 
mond Frey, Ed Kress, and, of 
course, the inimitable Seiverling, 
overcame a half-time score to con- 
quer the Philadelphia team, 48-47. 

And that's who this little guy is! 
Tough, peppy, he will be in every 
minute of every game when his 
freshmen Dutchmen take to the 
boards this winter. 

All-Opponent Football Team 

(As chosen by members of the football team) 

Second Team 

First Team Position 


Stever Juniata End 

Modzelsky Scranton Tackle 

Mattiola F. & M. Guard 

Wolfe F. & M. Center 

Jaso Moravian Guard 

Quinlan F. & M. Tackle 

lannicelli F. & M. End 

Weaver Moravian Back 

Mrozak Hofstra Back 

Copley P.M.C. Back 

*Messoline Scranton Back 

*Only unanimous selection 


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